What Is a Carbon Footprint?
Our carbon footprint is an important metric to slow down climate change. It indicates the total amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) that human activities produce directly and indirectly. A carbon footprint is generally measured in equivalent tonnes of CO2 (CO2e). It can be associated with an individual, an organisation, a country, a product, an event, in addition to others. The world’s current carbon footprint is approximately 50 billion tonnes of CO2e each year. This is 40 per cent higher than [...]