Although fossil fuels
provide the energy
we need, the
obtaining and using
them can have
negative effects on
B. Acid Rain-
is rain, sleet, or snow that has a
high concentration of acids, often
because of air pollutants. Acid
precipitation negatively affects
wildlife, plants, buildings, and
C. Coal Mining –
1.surface mining removes soil, which
some plants need for growth and some animals
need for shelter.
2. can also lower water tables and
pollute water supplies
3. underground mines have the
potential to collapse endangering the lives of
D. Petroleum Problems –
Producing, transporting, and using
petroleum can cause environmental
problems and endanger wildlife
E. Smog – is photochemical haze that
forms when sunlight acts on industrial
pollutants and burning fuels.
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.