Are fossil fuels out dated?

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Published on March 1, 2014

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Fossil fuels, alternative energy

ARE FOSSIL FUELS OUT-DATED?

OUR COUNTRY IS WASTING THE MOST ENERGY OF ALL.

THE UNITED STATES WASTES 84% OF OUR ENERGY! • That is like taking $.84 of every dollar we have and throwing it away.

NAME 3 THINGS THAT INDIVIDUALS CAN DO TO REDUCE ENERGY CONSUMPTION.

TURN OFF UNNEEDED LIGHTS.

USE MASS TRANSIT.

STOP BUYING PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

THERE ARE 6 BENEFITS TO REDUCING ENERGY WASTE.

MAKES NON-RENEWABLE FOSSIL FUELS LAST LONGER.

GIVES US MORE TIME TO PHASE IN RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES.

DECREASES DEPENDENCE ON OIL IMPORTS.

REDUCES LOCAL AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE.

REDUCING USE OF FOSSIL FUELS IS THE CHEAPEST AND QUICKEST WAY TO SLOW PROJECTED GLOBAL WARMING.

SAVES MORE MONEY, PROVIDES MORE JOBS, IMPROVES PRODUCTIVITY, AND PROMOTES MORE ECONOMIC GROWTH PER UNIT OF ENERGY THAN OTHER ALTERNATIVES.

NINETY PERCENT OF OUR ENERGY COMES FROM FOSSIL FUELS.

FOSSIL FUELS PRODUCE A LOT OF POLLUTION.

WITH THE GROWING POPULATION RATE, FOSSIL FUELS WILL NOT LAST.

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP? • Stop waste • Re-use • Re-cycle • If there is something that you no longer use, but it is still useful, donate it to charity or give it to someone who needs it. Ex: a bike you have out grown, clothes that no longer fit, etc.

GET INVOLVED • Join your school’s clubs that are involved in cleaning up the community. • Write to your political representatives and suggest that they vote for alternative energy research and development.

TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE OUR WORLD A BETTER PLACE.

ILLUSTRATED STUDY GUIDE FOR MODULE SIX • All art from Bing Online Images

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