What are the disadvantages of fossil fuels?

 

Answer

The disadvantages of fossil fuels are

  • When fossil fuels are burnt, they produce a large amount of harmful gases which cause air pollution..
  • Fossil fuels are non-renewable, that is, once they are finished it’ll take a very long time to replenish them.
  • Mining of fossil fuels can be hazardous to life and property.
  • Burning of fossil fuels leads to production of gases like sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide which further cause acid rain, thus polluting soil and water.
  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 14 Class 10 - Sources of Energy

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