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How Long Are the Energy Resources of the Earth like Coal, Petroleum and Natural Gas Expected to Last? - Science

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How long are the energy resources of the earth like coal, petroleum and natural gas expected to last?

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The amounts of coal, petroleum and natural gas left in the earth are limited. It has been estimated that the world's coal reserves may last for another 200 years, the known reserves of petroleum for around 40 years and the known reserves of natural gas for around 60 years.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Physics for Class 10 (2018 (Latest))
Chapter 3: Sources of Energy
Q: 3 | Page no. 161
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Solution How Long Are the Energy Resources of the Earth like Coal, Petroleum and Natural Gas Expected to Last? Concept: Conventional Sources of Energy.
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