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carbon footprintnoun [C]

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ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY a ​measurement of the ​amount of carbon dioxideproduced by the ​activities of a ​person, ​company, ​organization, etc.: The four ​mainareas that ​determine your ​carbonfootprint are electricity ​usage, ​oil or ​naturalgasusage, ​carmileage, and ​airplanetrips. We have ​partnered with nearby ​farms, hoping to reduce the ​carbonfootprint of our ​deliverytrucks.
(Definition of carbon footprint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carbon footprint”
in Chinese (Simplified) 碳足迹(个人活动而产生的二氧化碳气体的排放量)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 碳足跡(個人活動所產生的二氧化碳的份量)…
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