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Distinguish Between the Following. Biogas and Natural Gas - Social Science

Distinguish Between

Distinguish between the following.
Biogas and natural gas

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Solution

Biogas Natural gas
Formed using organic wastes such as dead plant and animal matter, animal dung and kitchen waste Found along with petroleum deposits and gets released when crude oil is brought to the surface
Is a non-conventional source of energy Is a conventional source of energy
Is easily available, especially in rural areas Is not easily available; very few countries have sufficient natural gas reserves of their own
Is polluting; causes greenhouse effect as it releases carbon dioxide Is a cleaner fuel
Used as a domestic fuel for cooking and lighting Used as a domestic fuel as well as an industrial fuel
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NCERT Class 8 Social Science Geography - Resources and Development
Chapter 3 Mineral and Power Resources
Exercise | Q 4.2 | Page 37
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