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carbon footprint

noun [C]
 
 
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY a measurement of the amount of carbon dioxide produced by the activities of a person, company, organization, etc.: The four main areas that determine your carbon footprint are electricity usage, oil or natural gas usage, car mileage, and airplane trips. We have partnered with nearby farms, hoping to reduce the carbon footprint of our delivery trucks.
Translations of “carbon footprint”
in Chinese (Traditional) 碳足跡(個人活動所產生的二氧化碳的份量)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碳足迹(个人活动而产生的二氧化碳气体的排放量)…
(Definition of carbon footprint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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