fossil energy

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Synonyms: fossil power, fossil fuels, combustibles fossiles, combustíveis fósseis, combustibles fósiles, combust�veis f�sseis, combustibles f�siles

Energy from fossil sources, such as natural gas and oil. This type of energy contributes to climate change and because of its finite nature it is not a permanent resource.

Related terms:
natural gas policies, crude oil extractions policies, greenhouse gas emissionsGreenhouse gas emissions cause dangerous anthropogenic climate change. Emissions include CO2, fluoridated gases, methane which are emitted by human activity such as deforestation and burning fossil fuels, and water vapour., petrol enginesA petrol engine (known as a gasoline engine in North America) is an internal combustion engine with spark-ignition, designed to run on petrol and similar volatile fuels. It differs from a diesel engine in the method of mixing the fuel and air, and in the fact that it uses spark plugs to initiate ..., thermal power stations, fossil efficiency maximizing, energy

Broader terms:
conventional energyConventional energy is contributing to climate change through emission of greenhouse gases. It includes all types of fossil energy.

Narrower terms:
natural gas

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