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As awareness and understanding of environmental issues increases so does the need for a solution to the problem. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report in (2001) that most of the rapid warming of the earth is attributed to human activities. Fossil fuels are carbon rich deposits of ancient life that burn with a hot flame and have been the most important energy source for 150 years, (chapter3). The united States today are heavily depending on the burning of fossil fuels for energy needs. Although, fossil fuels are a major source of energy their environmental damaging nature are raising important issues to researchers and seeks for a safer and cleaner alternative energy source for the United States. The three major fossil fuels are coal, petroleum and natural gas. After, James Watt found the way to use coal as energy at the end of eighteenth century, it wasn’t long after the internal combustion engine and other technologies led to increase usage of the three main fossil fuels. We all knew that the burning of
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