What are the disadvantages of fossil fuels?

Asked by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago |  218

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Following are the disadvantages of fossil fuels:

 Fossil fuels like coal and petroleum results in air pollution as there is release of huge amount of pollutants.

 Gases such as carbon dioxide is released when a fossil fuel is burnt, which causes global warming.

 Soil fertility and potable water is affected by the oxides of carbon, nitrogen, sulphur, etc. that are released from fossil fuels

Answered by Vishal kumar | 2 years ago

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