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carbon footprint
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P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
A measure of the total set of greenhouse gas emissions, usually expressed in terms of the amount of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2 equivalent), that is directly and indirectly produced by the activities of individuals, households, populations, governments, businesses, organizations or service sectors, or accumulated over a product life cycle.
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carbon accounting
carbon footprinting
carbon inventory
climate change footprint
energy footprint
greenhouse gas inventory
Broader Term
ecological footprint
Narrower Term
embodied energy
Related Term
carbon dioxide
carbon farming
carbon markets
food miles
greenhouse gas emissions
greenhouse gases
reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
huella de carbono
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