[Grammar] -ing Ending

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What part of speech is "injuring" and why is the -ing form used? Thank you.

"On the one hand , the source of energy depends upon carbon injuring our environment and increases the global warming in the planet."
 

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What part of speech is "injuring" and why is the -ing form used? Thank you.

"On the one hand , the source of energy depends upon carbon injuring our environment and increases the global warming in the planet."


What do you mean by "What part of speech"?

The -ing form here means:

...depends on the fact that carbon is injuring our environment....
 

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What do you mean by "What part of speech"?

The -ing form here means:

...depends on the fact that carbon is injuring our environment....
"What part of speech" means "Is it an adverb, noun, verb ..."

Parts of Speech
 
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