Fossil Fuels

Enabling effect of cheap energy reason 1 fossil fuels

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Unformatted text preview: over except in China. The Great Acceleration: almost everything has increased since 1950 by a lot Because of energy system that we have developed since 1950 Extraction, delivery, and quantity of usage is what does this. Coal replaced wood usage for energy in 1880’s Oil and gas have now replaced coal since 1950’s. Enabling effect of cheap energy: REASON 1 Fossil fuels are cheap compared to other sources of energy: makes some processes economic that would not have been economic otherwise The reason why the tumult has ta...
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