Examples of fossil fuel in a Sentence
oil and other fossil fuels
Recent Examples of fossil fuel from the Web
Among fossil fuels, 22 percent of the country's consumption was met with natural gas and 17 percent with coal.
Closure could exacerbate problems for environment Many experts concerned with climate change acknowledge that nuclear plants are necessary to reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuels.
However, the economics are pretty dire for fossil fuels.
But battery-powered cars aren’t a carbon-free lunch since fossil fuels account for 63% of U.S. electric generation.
Cruz said one of the biggest needs of Puerto Rico is a diversified electricity grid offering not just fossil fuel, but wind and solar, and the island needed micro-grids throughout to avoid a repeat of the blackout.
In 2000, fossil fuels provided 84% of Germany's energy.
But the lithium-ion batteries in EVs are much larger, thus producing a long-term challenge as the zero-emissions sector grows and policymakers seek a way to transition away from cars and trucks powered by fossil fuels.
The suit seeks to force the federal government to reduce its support for exploration and production of oil and gas, coal and other fossil fuels and take other steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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First Known Use of fossil fuel
FOSSIL FUEL Defined for English Language Learners
: a fuel (such as coal, oil, or natural gas) that is formed in the earth from dead plants or animals
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