decarbonize

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decarbonize

[dē′kär·bə‚nīz]
(chemistry)
To remove carbon by chemical means.
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And that's for a very strongly decarbonised system in 2050, which is a reduction of 95% from today.
He gives to Europolitics Environment his scenarios for achieving a decarbonised energy mix in Europe.
He gives to Europolitics his scenarios for achieving a decarbonised energy mix in Europe.
The report uses modelling by GL Garrad Hassan of a series of scenarios for 2030 which all meet recommendations by the Government's climate advisory committee that the sector should be virtually decarbonised by that date.
This explains why the ZCA Plan identifies a 60/40 mix of concentrated solar thermal (CST) power and large-scale wind developments as the backbone of a decarbonised energy system.
The statement takes an uncritical view of the government's projected demand growth and expected economic benefits, and there's little recognition that fully decarbonised electricity is decades away.
For emissions to be reduced to around 2T per capita in 2050, most of the worlds' electricity production will need to have been decarbonised, while emissions from transport, land-use, buildings and industry will need to be cut sharply.
The extent to which road transport can be decarbonised will therefore be strongly dependent on the degree to which Co2 emissions from power generation can be reduced.
It is infinitely preferable that the world mobilises for this purpose 'clean coal' technologies - (using coal which is decarbonised and the resulting carbon dioxide sequestered) than saddling generations to come with a nuclear nightmare.