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Just Energy Solar | The History of Fossil Fuels

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When did we start using fossil fuels? @JustEnergySolar reveals the history! http://bit.ly/2a3zGBM
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 1:00pm

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How did our dependency on fossil fuels begin? When did we start using fossil fuels? What did we do to cook our food or heat our homes?

Early History of Coal

Archeologists have found evidence of surface mining and household usage of coal in China dating back to 3490 BC. During the Middle Ages, small mining operations began to spread throughout Europe to supply forges, smithies, and breweries. When the British were running out of firewood to burn in the 1400’s, the invention of fire bricks made chimneys cheap to build. Thus, the market for coal was created.

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