Protecting the environment by reducing our dependency on fossil fuels

04/06/2010 15:32 Renewable

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Nowadays, energy cost continues to grow and we should avoid an anticipated energy crisis by efficiently reducing our dependence on fossil energies.

In April, natural gas prices in France increased by 10% and are likely to grow by 4% in July. As for the electricity prices, EDF eventually sees electricity tariffs up 20%. As to may efficiently reduce our dependency on fluctuating and polluting fossil energies, by cutting CO2 emissions to a fourth by 2010, France could start with making its buildings “low energy consuming” and go for renewable energies which would become profitable in less than 11 years. As almost half resources of primary energy consumed in France are used for buildings and represent 23% of national CO2 emissions.

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