TITLE

Measuring carbon footprints

AUTHOR(S)
Azapagic, Adisa; Burkinshaw, Richard; Chahal, Surinder; Leadbitter, Jason; Pitts, Mike
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Mar2011, Issue 837, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article proposes measuring carbon footprints of industrial and other human activities as a first step towards a better understanding its climate change impacts. A carbon footprint tool called Carbon Calculations over the Life Cycle of Industrial Activities (CCaLC) has been developed by a research team at the University of Manchester, England to assist businesses and professionals to estimate and manage the climate change impact of their activities along the supply chains. Case studies on companies' carbon footprint measurement efforts are presented.
ACCESSION #
60075789

 

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