Costa Rica uses clean energy – level 1

01-04-2015 15:00

Clean energy is important to Costa Rica. It has laws to use clean energy.

This year it does something different. It does not burn things to make energy. It only uses water, light, heat from the inside of the earth and wind. This is special. Not many countries do this.
Costa Rica does not have many people. It also does not need energy to make money. Visitors and food make it money.

Costa Rica wants to be carbon neutral in 2021. It will use heat energy. It will cost a lot of money to do this.

Difficult words: law (a text which says what people can and mustn’t do), earth (our planet), carbon neutral (when you don’t burn things to make power).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Is it good to use clean energy?

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