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What Are the Disadvantages of Fossil Fuels? - Science

What are the disadvantages of fossil fuels?

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Solution

The disadvantages of fossil fuels are:
→ Burning of coal and petroleum produces a lot of pollutants causing air pollution.
→ Fossil fuels release oxides of carbon, nitrogen, sulphur, etc. that cause acid rain, which affects the soil fertility and potable water.
→ Burning of fossil fuels produce gases such as carbon dioxide that causes global warming.

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NCERT Class 10 Science Textbook
Chapter 14 Sources of Energy
Q 1 | Page 248
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