Fossil Fuels 101

Fossil fuel is a term used to describe a group of energy sources that were formed when ancient plants and organisms were subject to intense heat and pressure over millions of years.

Learn more about the fossil fuels and all types of energy at www.studentenergy.org

*** (19. MARCH 2011) WINNER OF YOUTUBE’S BEST NONPROFIT VIDEO AWARD!!! ***

Fossil fuels have powered human growth and ingenuity for centuries. Now that we’re reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we’re in for an exciting ride. While there’s a real risk that we’ll fall off a cliff, there’s still time to control our transition to a post-carbon future.

A deeper analysis of the crises we face, and possible solutions we can work on right now can be had HERE: http://j.mp/PCReader

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TRANSLATIONS currently uploaded as Closed Captions — Dutch, English, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish.

OTHER TRANSLATIONS:

SPANISH DUBBED: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIydcOn_3kI

PORTUGUESE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l6jkqv63lU

HEBREW: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4zP4Xhj4AQ

SIMPLIFIED CHINESE subtitles:
http://www.tudou.com/playlist/p/l11764222i95039245.html

TRADITIONAL CHINESE subtitles:

FRENCH subtitles:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5SaC-luI98, dubbed http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeEU_uy4YrQ&feature=player_embedded

SONG CREDIT: “Can I Kick It?” by Tribe Called Quest

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