Fossil fuelsoil, coal and natural gashave powered much of the developed world since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution more than 200 years ago. Through a narrative-driven pro/con formatsupported by facts, quotes, anecdotes, and full-color illustrationsthis title examines the future of fossil fuels. Topics include: Are Fossil Fuels Affordable? Can Fossil Fuels Be Compatible with the Environment? Can Alternative Energy Take the Place of Fossil Fuels? Should the Government Continue to Support Fossil Fuels as an Energy?