In the case of carbon footprint it is the amount of Carbon Dioxide or other carbon compounds (green house gases) emitted into the atmosphere by human activities.By simply going about our daily lives of driving to work or running home appliances we are producing more CO2 because each is powered by energy that rely on the combustion of fossil fuels.
The average individual's carbon footprint is around three and a half.
In 1975 when the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) was first established as a response to the OPEC Oil embargo which reduced United States dependence on Foreign Oil.
Our planet is very fragile, just look at our ozone layer and how it has depleted four to five percent per decade since the “ozone hole” was discovered in 1985....
[tags: Global Warming Climate Change Carbon Emissions] - Fiji Water's Carbon Footprint -An in depth analysis of the carbon emissions of the popular water company- Introduction: Fiji Water, established in 1996, bottles natural Artesian water found deep below the ground in the Yaqara Valley of Viti Levu in Fiji, near a primitive rainforest.
The water is obtained from an artesian aquifer, a volcanic chamber surrounded by crater rock.