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Fossil Fuels

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Fossil fuels are non-renewable (limited) natural resources, which means that one day they will run out and alternative energy sources will have to be found for them. They include crude oil, coal, gas or heavy oils, which are made up of partially or c

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Greenwash is not a new concept. The term emerged from the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, and it entered the Concise Oxford Dictionary in 1999.

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Incineration of Waste

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The incineration (high-temperature burning, using sophisticated high-tech equipment) of wastes, particularly non-recyclable municipal waste and a variety of industrial and hazardous waste, is practised in many countries, largely in Western Europe.

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Kyoto Protocol

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The Kyoto Protocol is an internationally negotiated framework for regulating greenhouse gas emissions of signatory countries that aims to limit the potential negative impacts of global warming and associated climate change (is manifested at global, r

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Legionella bacteria are found naturally in the environment (water and soil) and are responsible for causing the respiratory condition called Legionnaire’s disease.

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Methane is an odourless and colourless hydrocarbon gas produced either by natural or artificial anaerobic decomposition of organic material.

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Montreal Protocol

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The Montreal Protocol was the original international instrument drawn up to ensure that measures were taken to protect the ozone layer.

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Natural paints are made from renewable natural ingredients that are safe to use as they avoid toxic substances and safe to throw away as they are 100% biodegradable.

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Particulates is the term used to describe either particles of solid matter or droplets of liquid that are small or light enough to remain suspended in the atmosphere for short periods of time.

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Pesticides can be categorised as a diverse group of chemicals that kill insects.

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