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decarbonize

[dē′kär·bə‚nīz]
(chemistry)
To remove carbon by chemical means.
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The Liberal Democrat minister also added that a 2030 decarbonisation target would only be set after the 2015 General Election.
Even doubling our present annual rates of decarbonisation globally every year to 2050, would still lead to 6 deg.
Looking beyond electric car incentives towards a more general decarbonisation of transport, Brazil and Sweden both have longterm biofuel policies in place, and around four out of five vehicles in Brazil are now powered by bioethanol made from sugar cane.
Even doubling our current rate of decarbonisation would still lead to emissions consistent with 6C of warming by the end of the century.
Far from being obsessed with one technology, as Mr Davies suggests, I embrace many, and do not oppose or rule out technologies on ideological grounds, especially if we are to meet our goals of decarbonisation and security of supply.
This is a growing trend, said Clarke, as Unilever also has a programme of making all of their products sustainable, Marks and Spencer's has a decarbonisation initiative, and Pepsi Co are trying to reduce water use by 50%, among other examples.
Combating climate change requires a massive transformation of our infrastructure networks, in particular the urgent decarbonisation of energy generation, said a senior executive.
He said that the biggest challenge faced by humanity was the decarbonisation of energy production, with the move from fossil fuels towards more environmentally friendly energy sources, such as natural gas, solar, wind and hydroelectric being seen as an attractive alternative due to elements' unlimited nature.
Both technological and behavioural initiatives were tested, including decarbonisation of the energy used in the food chain, improved efficiencies and changes in consumption of meat and dairy products.
How much less depends on the advancements made in terms of decarbonisation of the general economy, production efficiencies, reductions in waste and nitrous oxide and methane emissions abatement.
ACF is currently building collaboration between business and the research community and is urging the Federal Government to support the decarbonisation of our cities.
Oil producing Gulf countries want to ensure that the world does not move into an era of decarbonisation.