The Pros And Cons Of Natural Gas

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Natural gas is primarily composed of methane; the main products of combustion of natural gas are carbon dioxide and water vapor; same compounds that are exchaled when breathing. Coal and oil are composed of much more complex molecules with higher carbon ratio and higher nitrogen and sulfur contenents. When combusted, coal and oil release a higher level of harmful emissions that are dangerous to the environment. Coal and fuel oil release ash particles on the environment that are substance that do not burn, instead, it was carried into the atmosphere and contributes to the pollution. Burning natural gas releases a very small of those gasses that are harmful for the environment and contributes pollution to the surroundings. (Brinson, 2012) One…show more content…
First, it is convenient because you can get it in any resources like corn. Second is versatility, you can use it in our home like in our appliances and it is better to use because natural energy leave no mess. Savings because it is cheaper than in gasoline. Reliable supply, as I said you can get natural resources in simple things and there are many supplier all over the world. Future possibilities and environment benefits, there’s a study that it lessen the air pollution by using it. Abundant domestic production, increased resale value and more affordable maintenance. As evidenced in the Environment Protection Agency, natural gas as the cleanest fossil fuel was used in many ways to help reduce the emissions of pollutants into the environment. Burning natural gas than other fossil fuels emits fewer harmful pollutants and increase the reliance on potentially reduces emission of those many harmful pollutants. The use of natural gas does not significantly contribute in the formation of the smog as it emits lower nitrogen oxide and doesn’t have particulate matters. It is use to combat smog formation to those areas where the air quality is poor. (NatGas,…show more content…
A global average temperature rise of only 1C could have serious implications. Possible consequences include melting of polar ice caps; an increase in sea level; and increases in precipitation and severe weather events like hurricanes, tornadoes, heat waves, floods, and droughts. Indirect effects include increases in infectious disease, weather-related deaths, and food and water shortages. All these effects put a stress on ecosystems and agriculture, and threaten our planet as a whole. (Colborn, Kwiatkowski, Schiltz, and Bachran.,
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