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Coal a nonrenewable resource

What is coal?

Coal is an example of a nonrenewable resource that is a good use of energy around the world.

Where is the resource found?

Coal is found in over 70 different countries. The biggest reserves are in the USA, Russia, and in China.

How is coal used?

Coal is used to directly heat buildings and produces steel and concrete

What are some cool facts about coal?

Some weird but true facts about coal is each day about 21,000,000 metric tons of coal will be used. The USA uses 1,000,000,000 tons of coal annually. Also we need so much coal because the population approximately increases by 210,000 each day.
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This is a picture of a coal burning power plant.
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This shows that coal is the most commonly used energy resource
Pros and Cons of Coal Power
In this video you will see the pros, cons, and how coal is formed.

A new source of energy!?

Possibly, so you know how solar energy, the solar panels they only take about 46% of the suns rays. Instead of using solar panels, I thought of since the sun produces so much energy every second why don't they just build a telescope that absorbs that energy then focuses it on a mirror that contracts that energy and send it to different states, cities, and homes across the world.

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