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Will Fossil Fuels Run Out? – Earth Lab

Greg Foot looks into the dirty world of fossil fuels. Will we run out of fossil fuels and what cost will we likely pay for their use?

Footnotes
1 – http://www.fe.doe.gov/education/energylessons/coal/gen_howformed.html and https://www.theguardian.com/science/2009/feb/07/first-dinosaurs-late-triassic
2 – http://www.fe.doe.gov/education/energylessons/coal/gen_howformed.html
3- https://www.theguardian.com/environment/keep-it-in-the-ground-blog/2015/mar/25/what-numbers-tell-about-how-much-fossil-fuel-reserves-cant-burn
4- https://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp/pdf/energy-economics/statistical-review-2015/bp-statistical-review-of-world-energy-2015-full-report.pdf
5- http://fortune.com/2016/07/05/oil-reserves-us/
6- https://www.theguardian.com/environment/keep-it-in-the-ground-blog/2015/mar/25/what-numbers-tell-about-how-much-fossil-fuel-reserves-cant-burn
7- http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidblackmon/2013/07/16/as-fracking-rises-peak-oil-theory-slowly-dies/#7bc2bf0c589b
8- https://www.eia.gov/energy_in_brief/article/shale_in_the_united_states.cfm
9- https://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2013/jul/23/peak-oil-bbc-shale-fracking-economy-recession
10- http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013EO280001/abstract
11- http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2016/08/17/490375230/oil-3-how-fracking-changed-the-world
12- https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-13/saudi-arabia-overtakes-u-s-as-largest-oil-producer-iea-says
13 – http://climate.nasa.gov/ and http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2015/05/26/climate_change_denying_reality_is_a_threat_to_our_nation.html
14 https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/overview-greenhouse-gases
15 http://www.carbontracker.org/resources/ and https://www.theguardian.com/environment/keep-it-in-the-ground-blog/2015/mar/25/what-numbers-tell-about-how-much-fossil-fuel-reserves-cant-burn
16 – https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-age-of-wind-and-solar-is-closer-than-you-think/

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