Examples of emission in a Sentence
trying to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases
Recent Examples of emission from the Web
Authorities blamed the toxic smog on seasonal crop burns in nearby areas as well as calm winds and the usual emissions from vehicles and industry.
But the hole's overall reduction can be traced to global efforts since the mid-1980s to ban the emission of ozone-depleting chemicals.
Chichilnisky proposes an even more ambitious approach, using a network of much larger facilities to take back almost all of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions.
That’s the conclusion of a new study, which finds that elevating the world’s poorest individuals into the middle class would significantly increase carbon emissions, requiring greater efforts to combat global warming.
If carbon emissions continue at the current pace, average temperatures are expected to rise between 5 and 10 degrees.
That amount is equal to just over 1 percent of the state’s current total emissions.
Lucas, a former chairperson of the House agriculture committee who has served in the House since 1994, has also taken a hard line against government action to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and been highly critical of EPA.
Pruitt, the former Oklahoma attorney general, is leading the efforts to roll back Obama-era environmental regulations, including the first limits on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and an overhaul of clean-water rules.
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EMISSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of emission for English Language Learners
: the act of producing or sending out something (such as energy or gas) from a source
: something sent out or given off
EMISSION Defined for Kids
Definition of emission for Students
- The energy plant is reducing the emission of harmful gases.
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