‘Carbon footprinting’: towards a universally accepted definition

  title={‘Carbon footprinting’: towards a universally accepted definition},
  author={Laurence A. Wright and Simon Kemp and Ian D. Williams},
  journal={Carbon Management},
  pages={61 - 72}
As the threat of climate change becomes more acute, so does the need for adequate measures of impact(s), management and mitigation. Although carbon footprints are increasingly being used by organizations in the public and private sectors, a number of challenges and questions need to be addressed; among them, what does the term ‘carbon footprint’ actually mean? The term needs a universally accepted definition before a consistent, accurate, comparable and transferable methodology can be developed… 

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