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Definition of "carbon-intensive" [carbon-intensive]

  • Describing any process that has a high carbon footprint in relation to its economic importance (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "carbon-intensive" in a sentence
  • "We eat less meat, the production of which is carbon-intensive, and lower our rental home's thermostat to 65 degrees in winter."
  • "Third, massive technological change is the key to the needed transition from reliance on carbon-intensive fossil fuels to more climate-friendly energy sources."
  • "We do not need to take the unpopular route of making carbon-intensive energy more expensive."