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Fossil fuels: coal introduction history coal started out as wood, it was always a possible fuel source even the lowest grade of coal can be. Energy-supply technologies293 444 electricity-supply sector mitigation potential and cost of ghg emission mainly from fossil fuel combustion. Global trends of fossil fuel reserves and climate change in the 21st century 169 fossil fuels play a crucial role in the world energy market (goldemberg, 2006)the world's. A fossil fuel is a fuel formed by natural processes, such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms, containing energy originating in ancient photosynthesis.
Environmental impacts of fossil fuels introduction many environmental problems which the world faces today have arisen from using fossil fuel. 1 “fossil-fuel support” oecd secretariat1 background report to support the report on “mobilizing climate finance” g20 meeting of finance ministers, 14-15 october 2011. Advanced fossil fuel power generation setis in brief fossil fuel power plants produce the majority of electricity in the european union.