Natural Gas; Nonrenewable
Oil Shale; Burning
100 - 125 yrs
200 - 250 yrs
Hydrogen and Oxygen
Peat is an altered organic matter, possibly from a historical swamp region.
The formation of anthracite takes time and pressure to convert once plant matter into a hard, dense energy source.
All forms of coal are excellent sources of industrial types of energy.
All forms of coal are black, dense forms of fossil fuels.
The formation of fossil fuels takes millions of years.
Heat and pressure allow organic matter to undergo change and carbonization to form fossil fuels.
Coal, oil, and natural gas are the remains of old, dead, organic matter buried and deposited in sedimentary rock.
The formation of fossil fuels is keeping up with the current rate of burning of these fossil fuels.
False, The rate of burning of fossil fuels hasn't changed.
False, The rate of burning of fossil fuels has increased by only 1% in the last ten years.
False, The rate of burning of fossil fuels is increasing by about 2% each year.
Surface Ocean Water