Fossil Fuel

Fossil Fuel Resources


This section will deal with the fossil fuel coal and will provide detailed information on many aspects of the fossil fuel.

Coal is a fossil fuel that is typically formed in swamp like surroundings where plant and animal remains are abundant. It is typically black in colour and a sedimentary rock unless it is anthracite coal, which is considered to be a metamorphic rock. Coal is made primarily from carbon and it is the world’s largest source of energy production along with the largest polluter. Coal is mined from the ground by underground mining or surface mining.

To find out more about coal visit the following in depth sections –

How Coal Is Formed

Coal And The Environment

The Advantages Of Coal

The Disadvantages Of Coal

Coal Facts

Coal Frequently Asked Questions