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zero-carbon

Syllabification: ze·ro-car·bon

Definition of zero-carbon in English:

adjective

Causing or resulting in no net release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere: zero-carbon homes
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  • The Government's recent zero-carbon target for new homes is important but it does nothing to address the far bigger problem of the existing housing stock.
  • Zero-carbon fuels would also help reduce emissions.
  • Efforts to reduce the 'ecological footprint', whether by protecting the green belt, building zero-carbon homes or bolting solar panels and wind turbines on to houses, are real enough, but this is only a small part of the sustainability agenda.

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