Energy nation

Topics

Fossil fuels

Find out more about coal, oil and gas by using the activities below.

The generation game

The generation game

See how coal, oil and gas are transformed into electricity.

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The control panel

The control panel

Can you create enough energy for the UK using a mix of fossil fuels and renewable energies? Try here.

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The government

The government

The Kyoto Protocol was signed in 1997, as countries began to worry about the burning of fossil fuels on the environment. See what three world leaders think of the cause, effects and consequences of global warming.

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Consequences of the greenhouse effect

Consequences of the greenhouse effect

The burning of fossil fuels add to the amount of cabon dioxide in the atmosphere. Try this activity to see how carbon dioxide emissions have affected the Earth.

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The homeowner

Find out about the UKs reserves of coal, oil and gas in this activity.