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Fossil fuels — oil, natural gas and coal — make up roughly 85 percent of U.S. energy consumption, a pattern that is mirrored worldwide and forecasted to continue for at least the next two decades. Nearly two thirds of all electricity and virtually all transportation fuels come from hydrocarbons.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-10-13 15:30:24
Description Fossil fuels — oil, natural gas and coal — make up roughly 85 percent of U.S. energy consumption, a pattern that is mirrored worldwide and forecasted to continue for at least the next two decades. Nearly two thirds of all electricity and virtually all transportation fuels come from hydrocarbons.
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Source Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Keyword Hydrocarbons, Fossil fuels, Energy consumption, MIT
Selector Kaisler
Date Of Record Creation 2009-10-13 15:24:30
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Date Last Modified 2009-10-13 15:30:24
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-10-13 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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