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Sunday, 7 January 2018

The meaning of 'Carbon Footprint' is described by the amount of

  MOHAMMAD ZEESHAN       Sunday, 7 January 2018
Q. The meaning of 'Carbon Footprint' is described by the amount of

A. Carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization or community.
B. Greenhouse gases emitted by industries contributing to global warming.
C. Carbon emissions released by the burning of jet fuel.
D. Increase in the carbon content of the atmosphere due to the felling of trees.

Answer: Carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization or community.

Carbon Footprint

A carbon footprint is historically defined as the total set of greenhouse gas emissions caused by an individual, event, organisation, or product, expressed as carbon dioxide equivalent.

In most cases, the total carbon footprint cannot be exactly calculated because of inadequate knowledge of and data about the complex interactions between contributing processes, especially which including the influence on natural processes storing or releasing carbon dioxide. For this reason, Wright, Kemp, and Williams have suggested defining the carbon footprint as:
A measure of the total amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) emissions of a defined population, system or activity, considering all relevant sources, sinks and storage within the spatial and temporal boundary of the population, system or activity of interest. Calculated as carbon dioxide equivalent using the relevant 100-year global warming potential (GWP100).
A carbon footprint is defined as: The total amount of greenhouse gases produced to, directly and indirectly, support human activities, usually expressed in equivalent tons of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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