For example, the carbon footprint of a car would include the carbon dioxide emitted by:
The carbon footprint of a person during one year would consist of the total amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by all of the activities they take part in, and the manufacture, use and disposal of all the products and resources they use. For example, a typical young person might:
Suggest and explain three ways that someone living in the UK could reduce their carbon footprint.
It can sometimes be difficult for individuals to make all the changes that they would like to do to reduce their carbon footprint. For example, it might be too expensive to fit photovoltaic cells on the roof of your house, and you might work too far from your house to be able to cycle.