Q. The meaning of ‘Carbon Footprint’ is described by the amount of

A. Carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization or community.

B. Greenhouse gases emitted by industries contributing to global warming.

C. Carbon emissions released by the burning of jet fuel.

D. Increase in the carbon content of the atmosphere due to the felling of trees.

Answer: Carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organization or community.

explanation

A carbon footprint is defined as: The total amount of greenhouse gases produced to, directly and indirectly, support human activities, usually expressed in equivalent tons of carbon dioxide (CO2).