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What are the disadvantages of  burning fossil fuels and how we can control it? 

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The possible causes may be

The air pollution caused by burning of coal or petroleum products.

The oxides of carbon, nitrogen and sulphur that are released on burning fossil fuels are acidic oxides. These lead to acid rain which affects our water and soil resources.

The green-house effect of gases like carbon dioxide.


Can be reduced

by increasing the efficiency of the combustion process and


using various techniques to reduce the escape of harmful gases and ashes into the surroundings.

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