Coal

Advantages

  • Does not cost a lot of money.
  • It is abundant.
  • And it is reliable

Disadvantages

  • Emits harmful waste.
  • The burning of coal can create acid rain.
  • Coal mining can cause health problems.

Description of Coal

Coal is a combination of dead plants and animals decomposed and left for thousands of years underground. You mine in underground, and burn it to get the energy. It can be used for warming homes, creating electricity, grilling and more.

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