carbon footprint


carbon footprint

noun

Definition of CARBON FOOTPRINT

:  the amount of greenhouse gases and specifically carbon dioxide emitted by something (as a person's activities or a product's manufacture and transport) during a given period

First Known Use of CARBON FOOTPRINT

1999

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, biomass, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra

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