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13.39: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Pollution

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biofuel

A fuel made from living materials, usually crop plants.

cap-and-trade system

A monetary system that encourages conservation and development of alternative energy sources. A cap is put on a nation's allowed carbon emissions and nations can trade for rights to emit carbon pollution.

carbon sequestration

Removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, so that it does not act as a greenhouse gas in the atmosphere.

carbon tax

A tax placed on energy sources that emit carbon to discourage their use and to raise funds to research alternative energy sources.

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