Fossil Fools Day
Fossil Fools Day is held on April 1. This event in the first decade of the month April is annual. Help us
Fossil fuels are fuels that are formed by natural processes and therefore contain high percentage of carbon. The most commonly used fossil fuels are natural gas, petroleum, and carbon. Fossil fuels are primary sources of energy, but their use causes serious environmental issues such as increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide, air pollution, etc.
Fossil Fools Day began in 2004 with coordinated actions across the United States and Canada. Fossil Fools Day is an environmental demonstration day. It comprised over 125 actions coordinated by various environmental organizations. It occurs on April 1. The name is a play on the term fossil fuels and April Fools' Day. It aims to raise awareness of the hazards caused by harvesting, processing and utilizing fossil fuels.
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