Examples of fossil fuel in a Sentence
oil and other fossil fuels
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The measure was intended be revenue neutral, cutting some taxes while raising taxes on fossil fuels that generate emissions.
The lawsuit aimed to hold the fossil fuel giants financially responsible for damage caused by climate change and sea level rise.
The consequences of even cheaper renewables will therefore be dire for fossil fuels: coal is projected to decline to only 11 percent of global electricity generation, down from 38 percent today.
The Kochs are motivated by a mixture of ideology (public transit is socialistic) and self-interest (they are heavily invested in fossil fuel extraction and automobile production).
Scientists attribute the sea-level rise to the melting of the Greenland ice sheet and Arctic sea ice loss as the climate changes, mostly due to fossil fuel burning.
If the world keeps fossil fuel emissions low, like the standards decided upon in the Paris Agreement, and ice melt is kept to a minimum, most sea rise damage could be averted.
The conservative group is linked to fossil fuel billionaires David and Charles Koch.
That electricity supplements the store’s core power system from We Energies, reducing the usage of power made with fossil fuels.
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FOSSIL FUEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fossil fuel 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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