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Titolo: Carbon Footprint: Concept, Methodology and Calculation
Autori: Scrucca, Flavio
Barberio, Grazia
Fantin, Valentina
Porta, Pier Luigi
Barbanera, Marco 
Data pubblicazione: 2021
Abstract: 
Carbon footprint (CF) is nowadays one of the most widely used environmental indicators and calculations of CF have been recently in very high demand. Many approaches, methodologies and tools, from simplified online calculators to other more scientific and complex life-cycle based methods, have been developed and are available for estimations. CF evaluations are, in general, focused on products and organizations, but calculation approach have been developed also for specific themes/sectors, such as for instance cities, individuals, households, farms, etc. This chapter is aimed at giving an updated and comprehensive overview on the concept of CF, and also on methodologies, technical standards, protocols and tools for its calculation. Attention is focused on the two main and usual scopes of CF assessment, i.e. products and organizations, but also on other relevant specific study subjects, also discussing methodological differences and issues.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/43368
ISBN: 978-981-15-9576-9
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-9577-6_1
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