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Q: Where does our energy come from?

A: In 2019, the United States got 80% of its total energy from oil, coal, and natural gas, all of which are fossil fuels. Approximately 11.4% came from renewables (principally biomass, hydropower, wind, geothermal, and…
06/05/18

Q: What is the greenhouse effect?

A: It is the natural process that warms the Earth’s surface. The process is called the greenhouse effect because the exchange of incoming and outgoing radiation that warms the planet works in a similar way…
06/09/18

Q: Do greenhouse gases come from fossil fuels?

A: The largest source of greenhouse gas emissions from human activities in the United States is from burning fossil fuels for electricity, heat, and transportation. ... Approximately 63 percent of our electricity comes from burning fossil fuels, mostly coal and…
06/06/18

Q: What are the 4 main greenhouse gases and why does CO2 get most of the attention?

A: Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary greenhouse gas, responsible for about 75% of emissions and lingering in the atmosphere for thousands of years; Methane (CH4), the main component of natural gas, it only stays…
06/07/18

Q: What are the effects of greenhouse gases?

A: Greenhouse gases have far-ranging environmental and health effects. They cause climate change by trapping heat, and they also contribute to respiratory disease from smog and air pollution. Extreme weather, food supply disruptions, and increased wildfires…
06/08/18