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A change in global or regional climate patterns, in particular a change apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards and attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels.
Ecosystem is a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
Energy Conservation means to reduce the quantity of energy that is used for different purposes. This practice may result in increase of financial capital, environmental value, national and personal security, and human comfort.
Pollution is when something is added to the environment that is harmful or poisonous to living things. Smoke or dust in the air or sewage in drinking water are types of pollution as it is bad for the health.
Waste management or Waste disposal is all the activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes amongst other things collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste together with monitoring and regulation.
Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects.
Carbon Footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization, or community.
Energy Efficiency is amount of work or energy produced per unit of energy consumed by a device or system that produces mechanical work or transforms energy.
Biofuel is a fuel derived immediately from living matter.
Biogas is gaseous fuel, especially methane, produced by the fermentation of organic matter.
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a chemical compound. It is made of one carbon and two oxygen atoms. People and animals release carbon dioxide gas when they breathe out.
Fossil Fuel is a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms.
Greenhouse Gases: a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation.
Renewable Energy is energy from a source that is not depleted when used, such as wind or solar power.
Wind Turbine is a turbine having a large vaned wheel rotated by the wind to generate electricity.
Geothermal Energy is the energy from the Earth heat which can be used as an renewable energy source.
Thermal Solar Panel
Thermal Solar Panel is a thermal solar panel uses the energy captured from the solar radiation using a solar collector and these panels are usually used to heat water.
Tidal Power is energy that is generated by the ocean and especially by the ebb and flow of tides.