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Whereas fossil fuels are exhaustible, renewable energy sources - water (hydropower), biomass, wind, heat from the earth (geothermal), and the sun (solar energy) - regenerate and can be sustained indefinitely. "Green" renewables contribute much less to global warming and climate change by offsetting fossil fuels used to generate electricity.

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Date Of Record Release 2008-06-27 16:29:51
Description Whereas fossil fuels are exhaustible, renewable energy sources - water (hydropower), biomass, wind, heat from the earth (geothermal), and the sun (solar energy) - regenerate and can be sustained indefinitely. "Green" renewables contribute much less to global warming and climate change by offsetting fossil fuels used to generate electricity.
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Source United States Department of Energy
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Date Of Record Creation 2008-06-27 16:26:49
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Date Last Modified 2011-03-11 16:37:24
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-03-11 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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