nonfossil

nonfossil

(ˌnɒnˈfɒsəl)
adj
(Environmental Science) ecology not related to or derived from fossil fuel
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Note: EIA uses the term "biogenic" to refer only to organic nonfossil material of biological origin.
The sawmills in this study all had different mixes of fuels used on-site for lumber manufacturing, which we categorize as either nonrenewable (generated from fossil fuels or nuclear reaction) or renewable (generated from nonfossil and nonnuclear sources).
Although use of natural gas and petroleum have increased in recent years, the decline in coal consumption and increase in nonfossil fuel consumption have lowered U.
The Chinese authorities' commitments can be summed up to three targets: target 1, aiming to increase the share of nonfossil fuel sources in primary energy consumption to about 15% and 20% by 2020 and 2030, respectively; target 2, peaking its C[O.
The chief negotiator reiterated China's goals in its own action plan, called "Intended Nationally Determined Contribution" (INDC): cutting its carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 60-65 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, increasing nonfossil fuel sources in primary energy consumption to about 20 percent and peaking its carbon emissions by the same date.
The Twelfth FYP unveiled in 2011 identified alternative energy as one of seven key "strategic emerging" industries and set the goal of expanding the share of nonfossil fuels in China's total energy consumption to 11.
The share of nonfossil fuels in primary energy consumption is expected to increase to 20 percent by 2030.
Early results suggest that a large proportion of the carbonaceous PM2 5 is nonfossil in origin with no obvious summer-winter difference in the proportion of contemporary carbon at the NK site.
The United States promised only a reduction of 28 percent by 2025 while China agreed to slow its CO2 emissions around 2030 and then increase the share of nonfossil fuels in its energy portfolio to "around" 20 percent by 2030.
In the effort to reduce the carbon intensity of the energy mix, it is likely that nonfossil fuel energy sources--mainly nuclear and hydro--will make up 20% of the post-2030 primary energy mix, up from 8% today.
While a number of provinces generate the majority of their electricity from renewables or other nonfossil sources such as hydropower and nuclear, Canada's transportation sector remains almost entirely reliant on fossil fuels.
and How many nonfossil units are currently operating in China?