How Can We Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions | Chemistry for All | FuseSchool

How Can We Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions | Chemistry for All | FuseSchool

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If we reduce our use of fossil fuels, we will reduce the amount of extra carbon dioxide that we put into the atmosphere.

There are 2 ways to reduce our carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels:
1) We make our processes more efficient
2) We replace the use of fossil fuels with other fuel supplies

Examples of improving efficiency is replacing filament lightbulbs with lower energy options such as LED lights, improving the efficiency of car by increasing the number of kilometres driven per litre of fuel, insulating houses better are just a few examples.

Replacing the use of fossil fuels would be a better solution. Some options for this is to use hydroelectricity, solar power, wind turbines, tidal power, wave power, nuclear energy and natural gas.

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