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What if we run out of fossil fuels?

by Kimberly M. Miller

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renewable energy sources -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Fossil fuels -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Renewable energy sources.,
  • Fossil fuels.,
  • Power resources.

  • About the Edition

    Examines mankind"s dependence on fossil fuels through scenarios that describe life without such items as oil heaters and gasoline powered cars, and describes alternative energy sources and other ways to prepare for this possible future.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 44) and index.

    StatementKimberly M. Miller.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesHigh interest books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ808.2 .M55 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3951987M
    ISBN 100516239155, 0516234781
    LC Control Number2001047265

      The Paperback of the What If We Run Out of Fossil Fuels? by Kimberly M. Miller at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Kimberly M. Miller. "The world will run out of oil in , and other fossil fuels in " - Paul Erlich, Beyond the Limit () In the s, a geologist named M. King Hubbert looked at oil production data from all of the major oil-producing countries in the world (at that time).

    Which fossil fuel is the most used fuel and electricity source? Coal. What are some advantages of using fossil fuels? Cost, easy to transport, easy to store. What are some alternative sources of energy for when we run out of fossil fuels? Solar power, nuclear power, water and wind. When we burn fossil fuels, what type of chemical reaction.   What If We Run Out of Fossil Fuels? by Kimberly M. Miller, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).

      Don't count out fossil fuels Among other things, the new report portends continued rising demand for natural gas, along with sustained growth in Author: Climatewire. Even if coal and natural gas are substituted for some of the oil, human civilization will start to run out of fossil fuels by the end of the 21st century. He concludes with the warning: "Civilization as we know it will come to an end sometime in this century unless we can find a Author: David Goodstein.


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Fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas) are finite — consume them for long enough and global resources will eventually run out. Concerns surrounding this risk have persisted for decades.

Arguably the most well-known example of this was Hubbert’s Peak Theory — also known as the Hubbert curve. Globally, we currently consume the equivalent of over 11 billion tonnes of oil from fossil fuels every year. Crude oil reserves are vanishing at a rate of more than 4 billion tonnes a year – so if we carry on as we are, our known oil deposits could run out in just over 53 years.

If we increase gas production to fill the energy gap left by oil. “Fracking ensures that the age of oil-and it's princely hydrocarbon cousin, the natural gas molecule-will not end because we have run out of fossil fuels.

But it may end because burning these wonderful fuels puts the planet farther down a. If we ran out of fossil fuels, the relatively cheap and efficient alternative would likely be nuclear power.

The danger surrounding fossil-fuel supplies has less to do with depleting them and more to do with what we can recover at a reasonable cost.

Fossil fuels probably won't run out, at least not in the sense that they will be : Gallagher Flinn. What If We Run Out of Fossil Fuels. Paperback – March 1, by Kimberly M. Miller (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kimberly M. Miller Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Kimberly M. Miller. While fossil fuels were formed millions of years ago, we’ve only been using them What if we run out of fossil fuels? book fuel for a fairly short period of time – just over years.

However, we’ve consumed a huge amount of fossil fuels since, leading many people to ask how long it will be until they run out. The answer isn’t exactly straightforward. However, once oil and later on gas are finished, we’ll be using up coal much faster than anticipated because coal will then have to replace oil and gas as a fuel, unless we discover other means to replace fossil fuels, such as renewable thing is certain: We will run out of cheap oil before we run out of oil.

We haven’t tapped into all the coal resources buried underground, yet. It is also the most plentiful fossil fuel available.

What if we run out of fossil fuels. As human civilization progresses, we have come to realize that we need to decrease our dependency on oil and other forms of fossils, and come up with better solutions.

Get this from a library. What if we run out of fossil fuels?. [Kimberly M Miller] -- Examines mankind's dependence on fossil fuels through scenarios that describe life without such items as oil heaters and gasoline powered cars, and describes alternative energy sources and.

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels Hardcover – Novem #N#Alex Epstein (Author) › Visit Amazon's Alex Epstein Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Alex Epstein (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 5 formats and by: 5. Greg Foot looks into the dirty world of fossil fuels.

Will we run out of fossil fuels and what cost will we likely pay for their use. Footnotes. This book examines mankind's dependence on fossil fuels through scenarios that describe life without such items as oil heaters and gasoline powered cars, and describes alternative energy sources and other ways to prepare for this possible Information: High Interest Books have something to offer every reluctant reader.

* Oil is the most important of fuels. * You must discover a fuel supply to produce it. * If you have not discovered the fuel you cannot produce it. * If you produce it too fast you over-spend on production equipment.

* If you produce it too slow. For a deeper dive, including the year forecast for nuclear fuel, you can read, If we used this much fossil fuel in Edison’s time, we’d have already run out. Sign up for analysis and news to learn how you can help accelerate the shift from fossil fuels to clean, renewable energy.

No Stopping Fossil Fuels By Kumar, Supriya USA TODAY, Vol.No.July Read preview Overview Oil Is King, but Coal, Natural Gas Gaining USA TODAY, Vol. There are many consequences if we run out of fossil fuels. Optimistic estimates for how long fossil fuels will last include about 42 years for oil, 59 years for natural gas, and years for coal (Antoniazzo, ).

Fossil fuels are used for many things in our daily lives. For example, they fuel cars, planes. Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels Hardcover – 3 Mar Helm argues convincingly and clearly that we have entered the endgame for fossil fuels.

But, as he also makes clear, how that endgame plays through is of fundamental importance not only to the future of our climate, but also to the structure of the world economy and its geo-politics /5(14). The most common fossil fuels was coal, oil, and gases, but now scientist estimated that after years, we will be running out of fossil fuels.

Another fact was that the digging up the fossil fuels create a huge amount of pollution, and it really harms. The bottom line: We are going to run out of fossil fuels for energy and we have no choice but to prepare for the new age of energy production since, most certainly, human demands for energy will not decrease.

that we will greatly reduce the use of fossil fuels because we will run out of inexpensive fossil fuels (i.e., decreases in supply) and/or technological advances will lead to the discovery of less expensive low carbon technologies (i.e., decreases in demand). The historical record indicates that the supply of fossil fuels has consistently Cited by:.

This is because the population of the world is also keep increasing. More people, more demand for fossil fuel as the thing that need fossil fuels to operate keeps increasing also. In global rate, we consume over 11 billion tons of oil as fuel in a year. The amount of oil consumed of course keeps increasing year by year of course.

However. Why are we running out of fossil fuels, and what will happen when we do run out of them.? im working on a social studies speech and i need to know why we are running out of fossil fuels and what will happen we we do run out of them thanks in advance.

Nothing too complicated im only in the 6th grade.But time and again, very smart people have predicted that we'd eventually run out of oil. Time and again those predictions were proven incorrect.

With gas prices currently plunging, it's difficult to see any real end to the fossil fuel-based economy we've built.