Glossary A to Z listing
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Fuels produced from organic matter that can be replanted or replenished, for example sugar beet, and gases from sewerage and water treatment.
The amount of carbon dioxide that enters the atmosphere because of the electricity and fuel you use.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas that is given off when we burn oil, gas or coal to make energy.
Department of Energy and Climate Change, UK government department.
Taking a former nuclear site out of service, decontaminating and restoring it to a state where it can be used for something else.