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Why is coal refered to as a fossil fuel?

Why is coal refered to as a fossil fuel?

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Why is coal refered to as a fossil fuel?

Why is coal refered to as a fossil fuel?

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Coal is also referred to as fossil fuels simply because they were once part of a living organism that died million years ago.
These turn into fossils that contain strong amounts of energy that we can use to power up machinery and provide other forms of energy, too.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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