Industrialization increases the demand for energy. Fossil fuels are easily
accessible sources of energy that fulfil this demand. The increased use of fossil fuels
has a harsh effect on the environment. Too much exploitation of fossil fuels
increases the level of green house gas content in the atmosphere, resulting in global
warming and a rise in the sea level.
It is not possible to completely reduce the consumption of fossil fuels. However, some measures can be taken such as using electrical appliances wisely and not wasting electricity. Unnecessary usage of water should be avoided. Public transport system with mass transit must be adopted on a large scale. These small steps may help in reducing the consumption of natural resources and conserving them.
It is necessary to look for alternate sources of energy as the present once are getting exhausted at a very fast rate and future generations may face a big problem.