Fossil fuel depletion
Name: John H Hersey
Has the concerns about depletion of fossil fuels decreased in recent years?
Has the consumption of these compounds hurt our environment?
As far as "hurting" the environment, it is more correct to say it has
"changed" the environment. A major concern since the late 1800's has been the
effect of carbon-dioxide build-up in the atmosphere due to fossil fuel
combustion. The CO2 traps solar radiation and could cause a global warming
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