Glossary | Climate Lexicon B

carbon-connect AG Climate Glossary with common technical terms, abbreviations and explanations on the topics of the environment, climate protection and CO2 compensation.

Bioenergy, Biofuels

These terms define energy that is obtained from all kinds of biomass. Usually, renewable resources are being used. Wood as a solid fuel plays the most important role here. However, agricultural products and organic residues from different sectors are important here as well.These terms define energy that is obtained from all kinds of biomass. Usually, renewable resources are being used. Wood as a solid fuel plays the most important role here. However, agricultural products and organic residues from different sectors are important here as well.

Biomass

This term refers to organic, non-fossil, biogenic substances that can be used to generate energy, such as wood and rapeseed oil.

Blue Angel

The “Blue Angel”(in Europe) is an environmental label for products and services which helps to protect our environment. This label is the Swiss Federal Government's environmental label for the protection of people and for our environment.