Carbon footprint

Carbon footprint,

Definition of Carbon footprint:

  1. The total of greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual, an event, a product or an organization generally expressed in tons of carbon dioxide. A carbon footprint for a business could be the emissions produced in the manufacture of a product or the amount of electricity consumed for its daily operation.

  2. The amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, etc.

How to use Carbon footprint in a sentence?

  1. Reducing our carbon footprint would mean giving up, not merely our SUVs, but many of the little things Americans enjoy.

Meaning of Carbon footprint & Carbon footprint Definition