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carbon footprint

n.
The amount of carbon-containing greenhouse gases released into the environment by an activity, process, individual, or group, expressed usually as the equivalent in kilograms of carbon dioxide.

carbon footprint

n
(Environmental Science) a measure of the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by a single endeavour or by a company, household, or individual through day-to-day activities over a given period
Translations
uhlíková stopa
CO2-udslip
hiilijalanjälki
ugljični otisak
カーボンフットプリント
탄소 배출량
kolavtryck

carbon footprint

بَصْمَةٌ كَرْبُونِيَّة uhlíková stopa CO2-udslip CO2-Bilanz αποτύπωμα άνθρακα huella de carbono, secuela en el medio ambiente hiilijalanjälki bilan de CO2 ugljični otisak impronta al carbonio カーボンフットプリント 탄소 배출량 koolstofvoetafdruk karbonfotavtrykk emisja związków węgla pegada de carbono, rastro de carbono углеродный след kolavtryck คาร์บอนที่แต่ละคนใช้ในชีวิตประจำวันส่งไปในบรรยากาศของโลก karbon ayak izi lượng CO2 thải ra trong một khoảng thời gian nhất định 碳足迹
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