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decarbonize

[dē′kär·bə‚nīz]
(chemistry)
To remove carbon by chemical means.
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MEPs have one last chance to demonstrate their commitment to decarbonising the European transport sector while at the same time decreasing the UK and Europe's protein deficit.
Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said: I am pleased 2014 has seen the biggest step change in heat demand generated from renewable sources, a significant step forward to decarbonising heating.
Pale Blue Dot project manager Ian Phillips said: "We are delighted to be working on such a visionary initiative - decarbonising our industrial emissions is every bit as important as reducing emissions from power generation, and has been a muchneglected area in the low-carbon debate.
The government must commit to extending the existing compensation package for climate change policies beyond 2015 and ensure that the exemption from the cost of decarbonising electricity announced today provides adequate protection for all industries that need it.
Reducing demand would cut billions from the cost of decarbonising the electricity sector at the same time as keeping the lights on, as less power generation and infrastructure would need to be built.
Biotechnology will become increasingly important as it may help the UK meet the challenges of an aging population, improving sustainability and decarbonising industry and transports.
Because all the newly-built nuclear power stations in this first wave will be required to replace those currently operating, which will all need to be decommissioned by 2023, the IMechE says they will make no significant contribution to decarbonising Britain's electricity supply.
The opening comes ahead of the publication on Wednesday of the Government's UK Low Carbon Transition Plan for decarbonising the UK and maximising the benefits of low-carbon industries.
A record amount of Scotland s electricity was generated from renewables in the first half of 2015, but Energy Minister Fergus Ewing warned that the huge progress towards decarbonising electricity generation is being put at risk by the recent plans from the UK to remove support from renewable generation earlier than previously planned.
Industry largely supports the UK's long-term carbon targets - they provide predictability and commit the government to investing in decarbonising our economy.
We need to make very quick progress in decarbonising our power industry.