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== Explanation ==
== Explanation ==
=== Causes ===
=== Causes ===
* [[En-en adult card 6 deforestation|Deforestation]] emits CO2 because 93% of man-made deforestation is done by burning forests.
* [[En-en adult card 6 deforestation|Deforestation]] emits CO<sub>2</sub> because 93% of deforestation caused by man is achieved by burning the forests.
* [[En-en adult card 5 fossil fuels|Fossil fuels]] : Coal, oil and natural gas emit CO2 during combustion.
* [[En-en adult card 5 fossil fuels|Fossil fuels]] Coal, oil and natural gas emit CO<sub>2</sub> during combustion.
== To go further ==
== To go further ==


=== Current energy mix ===
=== Current energy mix ===
==== Global ====
==== Global ====
The global energy mix is 85% dependent on fossil fuels.<ref> [https://www.planete-energies.com/en/medias/close/what-energy-mix Global energy mix] </ref> and today renewable energy sources tend to add capacity rather than replace fossil fuels.
The global energy mix is 85% dependent on fossil fuels<ref> [https://www.planete-energies.com/en/medias/close/what-energy-mix Global energy mix] </ref> and today renewable energy sources tend to add capacity rather than replace fossil fuels.


==== France ====
==== France ====
In France in 2018, the final energy consumption (at consumer level) split by primary energy source was as follows <ref> [https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89nergie_en_France Energy in France by Wikipedia (in French)] </ref> :
In France in 2018, the final energy consumption (at consumer level) split by primary energy source was as follows<ref> [https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89nergie_en_France Energy in France by Wikipedia (in French)] </ref>:
* Fossil fuels: 67.4% (coal 1.9%, oil 44.0%, natural gas 21.5%) ;
* Fossil fuels: 67.4% (coal 1.9%, oil 44.0%, natural gas 21.5%)
* nuclear: 17.7% ;
* nuclear: 17.7%
* renewables: 14.9% (biomass-waste 9.8%, hydropower 3.0%, wind 1.2%, solar 0.5% (mainly photovoltaic), other 0.3%).
* renewables: 14.9% (biomass-waste 9.8%, hydropower 3.0%, wind 1.2%, solar 0.5% (mainly photovoltaic), other 0.3%).


== References ==
== References ==
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