Using "fossil" in a sentence

Heat pumps are becoming more popular for residential housing with energy prices increasing and the need to reduce use of fossil fuel heating systems.
Source: CNBC

Burning carbon in the form of fossil fuels has led to global heating, and that needs to stop, but biodiversity – nature – is also built on carbon and it can be part of the solution.
Source: The Guardian

The authors write in their paper that while the Pallcacocha record has been scrutinized, recent modeling work and comparison with fossil rabbit bones indicate it does reflect El Niño trends.
Source: The Scientist

Burial in the ancient sea of Zealandia: A Toipahautea whale skeleton is slowly covered by sand 27-28 million years ago, on its path to become a fossil.
Source: RNZ

Nastase has found that a strongly coupled spacetime that inflates for at least 72 e-folds can replicate certain observations from our own cosmos, with some fine-tuning of the model’s parameters; in particular, the model can match the kind of fluctuations seen in the cosmic microwave background, the fossil radiation from the big bang.
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A team of researchers from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Royal BC Museum and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences published a study in Biology Letters this week on a remarkable and rare fossil of Zuul crurivastator.
Source: CNET

According to Cramer, some of the industries that investors should focus on include fossil fuels, healthcare, travel, defense, and food and beverage.
Source: Yahoo Finance

That is 2,000 pounds more than allowed for a Class 8 truck powered by fossil fuels, which is an advantage.
Source: The Motley Fool

The federal government has boosted incentives to produce more EVs and batteries in the United States, with last year’s Inflation Reduction Act committing $369 billion to accelerate the nation’s transition away from fossil fuels.
Source: The Atlanta Journal Constitution

While hiking the rugged terrain you will see Devonian fossil outcrops and areas of karst sinkhole topography.
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Construction sites often use noisy and polluting power derived from fossil fuel engines as a source of electricity.
Source: The European Sting

“At a minimum, I think buildings need to do a study to kind of inform things like, what are they really spending on the system right now versus how much would it cost to go over to a new system?” SWA made compliance roadmaps for its clients and put together retrofit packages mostly focused on getting off fossil fuels through electrification, such as through replacing gas boilers.
Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A United States congressional committee has accused oil companies of spreading “disinformation” and “lying” about their climate change mitigation efforts by obscuring their long-term investments in fossil fuels.
Source: Al Jazeera English

It belonged to the 60,000-year-old remains of a teenage girl from a cave in Siberia, the largest known Denisovan fossil until recently.
Source: The Conversation

A concrete plant consumes massive doses of energy, and until the day when solar or wind power can nourish such a monster, it will need to feed on fossil fuels.
Source: Curbed

(Supplied: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Ludovic Brucker)Many of the deep-time epochs are marked by changes in the fossil record, while shifts in the Quaternary are seen in chemical changes in the atmosphere or sea documented in ice cores from Greenland and a cave in India.
Source: ABC News

Scan of Field Museum fossil to help determine the purpose of the dinosaur’s arms The University of Chicago Medicine made prehistory by caring for a Chicago icon on Dec.
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Trump numerous times about the importance of developing sustainable energy, which the former president dismissed in favor of traditional fossil fuel-based sources.
Source: The New York Times

The win was the clearest sign yet that there was a realignment happening in financial markets and that even the fossil fuel industry couldn’t ignore the effects of climate change.

For these reasons, the agricultural, waste, and fossil fuel sectors produce the most methane emissions annually.
Source: Visual Capitalist

Petro, President Gabriel Boric of Chile and others say fossil fuels have not lifted enough people out of poverty to justify their impact on the climate.
Source: The New York Times

However, burning fossil fuels for electricity is a close second since it produces around 25%.
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Screenshot: GizmodoIt’s not just cartoons and TV shows: The brief provides an extensive and chronological list of news articles from the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Atlantic, and other major news outlets, including media in Hawai’i, on coverage of climate science and reports on links between fossil fuel use and climate change.
Source: Gizmodo

But it is expensive to produce and often needs government support to compete against fossil fuels.
Source: Reuters

Since the Sustainable Production Alliance report was released, the organization has prioritized transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources, including electric and hybrid cars and battery powered generator technology.
Source: Newsy

The fossil was uncovered by the ‘Rock Chicks’, a trio in Queensland that have turned fossil hunting into a hobby, with the motto “let’s keep the paleos busy”.
Source: Gizmodo Australia

Despite the scientific consensus that the world must move away from fossil fuels to avoid the worst consequences of global warming, Saudi Arabia is deploying lobbying, research funding and diplomatic activities to keep oil at the center of the world economy.
Source: The New York Times

 A close-up of the fossil specimen trapped in rock.

Further geological work is, therefore, necessary to better characterize the record of ETS in fossil geological settings10,11 and use it to refine the understanding of active megathrusts.

This living history presentation will include real fossils to see and touch, puzzles, fossil making, and giveaways.
Source: Daily Herald

Patrick said he wanted to “level the playing field” between natural gas and renewable energy, which is cheaper to produce and is seeing major growth in Texas while the investment climate for new fossil fuel power plants has been tepid at best.
Source: The Dallas Morning News

But “when the sun goes down we’re relying more on fossil fuel generation,” Berger said.
Source: The Associated Press en Español

His boards are in high demand from others who are converting cars from fossil fuels to EVs.
Source: CleanTechnica

Image source, PA MediaImage caption, Nick Hounsfield (left) with The Wave CEO Craid Stoddart founded the inland surfing destination in 2019The Wave founder, Nick Hounsfield, said: "From the word go, we said we would use 100% renewable energy - it would have been so wrong for us to be using fossil fuels to power our waves, thereby contributing to climate change and the acidification of the oceans.
Source: BBC

Nick Garbutt/Minden Pictures A vast source of funding could come from redirecting subsidies that presently support fossil fuels and harmful agricultural practices, said David Cooper, deputy executive secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Source: The New York Times

Some professional paleontologists are welcoming new federal rules that they hope will better protect fossil resources on public lands, including locally, by detailing things such as when casual collecting is allowed and when permits are required.
Source: The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When you use less gasoline, natural gas, and electricity (power plants burn fossil fuels to generate electricity), you not only save money, but you also emit fewer pollutants.
Source: Nature World News

Three stegosaurus skeletons, including Colorado’s state fossil, were excavated here.

Ammonia generated from renewable energy is considered a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels as the shipping industry decarbonises.
Source: Ricardo PLC

In a sense, from the vantage point of deep learning, it's a hypothetical corroboration of sorts of the teenage girl 'hybrid fossil' identified in 2018; although there's still more work to be done, and the research projects themselves aren't directly linked.
Source: ScienceAlert

They were uncovered by South Carolina fossil-hunting group Palmetto Fossil Excursions and some were identified as scapula, ulna and radius bones by one of the diggers.
Source: Newsweek

Desperate to end complacency about the climate crisis and to pressure governments to stop the extraction and burning of fossil fuels, they said they had resorted to such high profile tactics because little else has worked.
Source: Kennedy Space Center

While still a minority of total auto sales, that’s three times the rate it was at just two years ago, and a big step toward moving Americans away from dependence on fossil fuels.

A 16-page fossil guide is also included.
Source: CBS News

, runs on the fossil fuel.
Source: Concord Monitor

But the ambitions of the Biden administration are set to collide with the country's power industry, which looks like it will continue burning fossil fuels for the foreseeable future.
Source: NPR

And that is, for both those figures, extinction and birth outside of the human– the period of human activity, by fossil evidence mainly, about one species extinct per million species per year being replaced by one species being born, per million species per year.
Source: Science Friday

The exit from the initiative of Vanguard, which manages about $7 trillion in assets, is a blow to efforts to organize industries to move away from fossil fuels even though the fund manager insisted it "will not affect our commitment to helping our investors navigate the risks that climate change can pose to their long-term returns.
Source: Reuters

(dottedhippo/iStock/Getty) Unlike later events, this earliest one was more difficult to document because the creatures that perished were soft bodied and did not preserve well in the fossil record.
Source: UC Riverside

5 million-year-old fossil that they believe belonged to one of T.
Source: CNET

Man makes rare discovery while fishing A man in South Dakota found a 90-million-year-old fish fossil while competing in a fishing tournament.
Source: CNN

Most Popular According to the paper, this prompted companies to build enormous data centers with computers operating nonstop, frequently on energy sourced from fossil fuels.
Source: Interesting Engineering

These solar energy-based products were described as “a suite of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities fostering a clean energy ecosystem and helping wean the world off fossil fuels.
Source: Forbes

Scientists divide the Ediacaran biota into three distinct fossil assemblages: the Avalon (ca.
Source: Universe Today

The application of bone histology to the fossil record has expanded the phylogenetic scope of elevated growth rates in vertebrates.

5 centimeters) long and initially discovered in 1984, the fossil had hidden a crucial secret until now: a delicately preserved nervous system, including a brain.
Source: University of Arizona News

SAF can be produced from a wide array of renewable sources such as agricultural wastes and used cooking oils—not fossil fuels—and can lower lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions by roughly 80% compared to traditional petroleum-based fuels.
Source: JetBlue Announces Science-Based Emissions Reduction Target and Strategy To Achieve Net Zero by 2040

However, 2035 is just 12 model years away, and we must be ready for that date when every new car sold in the State of New York will be powered by something other than fossil fuel.
Source: IGN

In addition, air pollution from fossil fuel emissions increases asthma risk and severity — and Latino children are twice as likely to die from asthma as white children.
Source: The Hill

Long viewed as the party of big business, fed-up Republicans will now lead committees and have subpoena power as they seek to punish investment firms that prioritize the environment over fossil fuels, as well as trying to rein in China’s outsized influence on the US economy, according to several sources interviewed by The Post.
Source: New York Post

To condition ourselves to save fuel and to save the environment by burning fewer fossil fuels, by doing destination walking, if we can.
Source: WBUR News

Based on evidence in the fossil record, scientists have identified five such events that reshaped life on Earth, the most familiar of which brought about the demise of the mighty dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period 66 million years ago.
Source: Dartmouth News

In 2021 alone, $700 billion was spent on explicit fossil fuel subsidies while the same amount is almost exactly what is needed to bridge the current finance gap to achieve the aims set out in the Global Biodiversity Framework, including the “30×30” target” — in other words, to protect and sustainably manage 30 percent of our land and seas for nature by 2030.
Source: Psychology Today

Some academics, environmental rights activists and civil society groups say these tactics actually divert the conversation away from real climate change solutions, like switching to clean energy or forcing large-scale fossil fuel emitters to decrease their emissions.

SK’s energy transition strategy is to secure key technologies such as hydrogen, ammonia, and biofuels, to replace existing fossil fuels, while producing renewable energy and carbon-free electric power.
Source: BusinessKorea

This encouraged businesses to set up massive warehouses of computers running 24-7, often on energy derived from fossil fuels, the article suggests.
Source: BBC

As land began to submerge, the fluctuating sea levels compressed the layers of lime, sand, and fossil shells.
Source: Answers In Genesis

We all know Lyme Regis is famous for fossil hunting but here in Somerset we have our own hidden gems.
Source: Somerset Live

However, an examination of fossil spores from the time of the extinction revealed signs of ultraviolet light damage – suggesting that perhaps an exploding star triggered the extinction.

But fossil hunting in Florida is more than just a hobby.
Source: PBS

, runs on the fossil fuel.
Source: New Hampshire Bulletin

Ironically, without the infrastructure we need, electric vehicles will largely be useless during this time; unless you have a generator or some large-scale battery bank handy, fossil fuels will be our only savior.
Source: Big Think

Solar geoengineering: Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like the world is ready to give up fossil fuels yet, so some researchers are exploring a radical Plan B for reversing global warming: solar geoengineering.
Source: Freethink

She and other researchers compared fossil leaves with modern samples and found higher rates of insect damage today.
Source: University of Wyoming News

Through biostratigraphic correlation, the age of the fossil assemblage was determined, and then the age of the fossil-bearing strata was determined.

But so is the lure for expanded fracking and oil and gas development in our treasured state oases after state lawmakers slipped an early Christmas present to the fossil fuel industry in a totally unrelated bill about food safety and poultry sales.
Source: Ohio Capital Journal

Heat risks rise As emissions from burning fossil fuels continue to trap heat in the atmosphere, Southern California is seeing more hot days each year.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Illegal and unsustainable fishing, fossil fuel exploration, the climate crisis and disease are pushing marine species to the brink of extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red list, with populations of dugongs, abalone shellfish and pillar coral at risk of disappearing for ever.
Source: The Guardian

Each of these thin strands is based on sophisticated computer simulations that calculate how fast the economy and the population will grow, how quickly climate technology will advance, how rapidly we will cut our use of fossil fuels and then on top of that, the temperatures expected to result.
Source: Washington Post The Washington Post

"Drilling deep into the Earth to produce energy is the oil and gas industry's core expertise, which provided innovations that drove a rapid transformation of shale fossil energy resources previously considered impossible.
Source: CNBC

Thompson would call this strange symbol the “fragment” that sticks out of the story “like a fossil skull in the exposed strata of a cliff.

Prioritizing Sustainability Requires Department of Defense to transition fully to electric and other alternatively-fueled vehicles for its fleet of non-tactical vehicles by 2035, helping reduce the DoD’s reliance on fossil fuels.
Source: KHON2

In their impassioned crusade to save the Earth from an impending fossil fuel apocalypse, the documentary’s featured politician and activists deploy a variety of strategies, working inside and outside of the system.

For decades, paleobotanist David Greenwood has collected fossil plants from Australia – some so well preserved it’s hard to believe they’re millions of years old.
Source: Corning Leader

House Democrats, as part of their probe into Big Oil, on Friday released documents in which major oil companies detail their strategy to invest further in fossil fuel energy.
Source: The Hill

Craters in this region are scientifically important because sunlight has never reached their interior and they contain a fossil record of hydrogen, water ice and other volatiles — chemical elements and compounds that can be readily vaporized — dating from the early solar system.
Source: Stony Brook News

civil war that begins when northern states outlaw fossil fuels in 2074.
Source: Grist

The potentially oldest fossil record of Struthiosaurus is represented by a single right humerus from the Santonian of Hungary25.

While hiking the rugged terrain you will see Devonian fossil outcrops and areas of karst sinkhole topography.
Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana

Utilities will need rural Michiganders onboard to transition the energy market away from fossil fuels which are driving climate change, advocates say.

News December 5, 2022 3 Animal mind, Neuroscience No one was expecting the Cardiodictyon fossil to have a brain News December 5, 2022 3 Animal mind, Neuroscience A surprising find for evolutionary neuroscientists is that a tiny life form that lived more than half a billion years ago had a brain.
Source: Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence

The exquisitely preserved ankylosaur skeleton, which sports a full suit of armor plates called osteoderms, was accidentally unearthed in 2014 by commercial fossil hunters excavating a nearby tyrannosaur in Montana’s Judith River Formation.
Source: The New York Times

Securing SuppliesWith the advent of economic development, assured supply of critical and strategic minerals is vital for the defence and security of India as well as its transition to a more advanced low fossil fuel based industrial economy.
Source: Swarajya

But until now, their fossil record suggested they evolved a million years ago.
Source: The New York Times

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