Fuel Our Cars Without Bringing Fumes Into Our Air

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Some may have the dream that the world will change it’s ways in how we consume. Whether it be McDonalds or the fuel we use there are always better ways of consumption. Much like our fast food, our fuel intake is not going to go down so we need to adapt to ways other than diesel and gasoline. Why do this? The levels of Carbon Dioxide also known as CO2 are causing global climate change and quite simply making our world everything but clean(Tans). In 2012 there was a study by the Environmental Protection Agency that showed an amazing 82 percent of all greenhouse gases given off by us, human beings, were in fact CO2(EPA). This is a problem because it is causing world wide issues in our atmosphere. The fuel we use in our vehicles is a large part of the emissions we give off. With changing the fuels we use we can make a big difference(USDE). The world is not going to go back to horse and carriage so the industries that make us move need to take this more seriously and realize that this is indeed the number one issue facing our planet. There are many great alternate fuels and although I personally do not think we have an efficient alternative that is healthy enough for the environment to convert to at this time, I do believe we are getting there. With many options there are many pros and cons. Each fuel alternative has its benefits and its own downfalls. We must weigh our options and make intelligent decisions to create a way of life that works both for human industry and the environment. There are eight alternatives to the fuels that we use that should be considered thus far in our quest for a greater compromise with our planet. The first type of fuel for thought is ethanol. This is one of our best options because the material... ... middle of paper ... ...hese solutions so much of our planet has been further hurt. These solutions,however difficult must be made a priority and we have to willing to pay for it out of our pocket so we do not have to with our lungs. works cited EPA. "Carbon Dioxide Emissions." EPA. Environmental Protection Agency, 17 Apr. 2014. Web. Apr. 2014. USDE. "Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Price Report." Clean Cities. U.S. Department of Energy, Oct. 2013. Web. Apr. 2014. . Meyers, Glenn. "Top Eight Alternative Fuels." CleanTechnica. Clean Technica, n.d. Web. May 2014. Tans, Pieter, Dr., and Ralph Keeling, Dr. "ESRL Global Monitoring Division - Global Greenhouse Gas Reference Network." ESRL Co2 Trends RSS. Earth System Research Laboratory, Apr. 2014. Web. May 2014. .

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