Let's Talk Global Warming

Episode 10: Fossil Fuel Basics & Coal

May 26, 2020 Stevi Season 1 Episode 10
Let's Talk Global Warming
Episode 10: Fossil Fuel Basics & Coal
Show Notes

One of the most common topics that comes up anytime anyone talks about global warming is fossil fuels and their impact on the environment. But, what is a fossil fuel? Why are they so bad? Is the talk about more than just climate change? All of these questions and more will be answered in this three part series about fossil fuels. In this episode, we discuss the basics of fossil fuels and then talk about coal, the dirtiest of the fossil fuels.

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
https://www.nrdc.org/stories/fossil-fuels-dirty-facts
American Gas Association (AGA)
https://www.aga.org/natural-gas/energy-education/
Union of Concerned Scientists
https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/environmental-impacts-natural-gas
Science Direct:

Environment Impact Assessment (EIA)

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
https://www.c2es.org/content/u-s-emissions/
Environment
https://www.environment.co.za/mining/effects-of-mining.html
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/subsidence.html
World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
https://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/soil-erosion-and-degradation

Music:
“News Theme” by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY. Edited to be shorter but content was not changed. 

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Link to Author’s Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/artists/profile/9-kevin-macleod/

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