### Explain the following sentences Energy obtained from fossil fuels is not green energy.

Question 9.

Explain the following sentences

Energy obtained from fossil fuels is not green energy.

1. Green energy is environmental friendly energy which does not contribute in degrading the environment. Some examples of green energy sources are wind, sunlight etc. while some examples of fossil fuels are coal, petroleum, natural gas etc.

2. Electricity generation based on fossil fuels like coal, natural gas and nuclear fuels are not environment friendly. Electrical energy generated using these fuels can lead to degradation of the environment.

3. Burning of fossil fuels lead to the emission of toxic gases and soot particles which mix in air causing air pollution and other respiratory diseases.

4. It took millions of years for the formation of these sources. The amount of these fuel available is limited and thus must be used wisely and should not be wasted.

5. Using nuclear fuels, can cause problems regarding the disposal of waste and the possibilities of disasters due to accidents.

According to these facts, the energy generation from fossil fuels is not environment friendly.