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Carbon Foot Prints

Carbon footprint is defined as the total amount of greenhouse gases that are directly and indirectly supporting human activities which is expressed in terms of tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). Carbon credits Carbon credits are trade able permit schemes that are developed by the governments to greenhouse gases that are generated by the fossil fuel based power generating companies, Transportation system that run on fossil and many more dependable divisions. Carbon credits create a market and each credit represents one tonne of carbon dioxide either removed from the atmosphere or saved from emitting. These credits are certificates awarded to countries that are successful in reducing the carbon emission. Need of carbon credits Millions of years ago the planet with the nature has managed to regulate the concentration levels of the greenhouse gases through sources and sinks. Carbon is in the form of CO2 and methane which is available in rotten vegetables, volcanoes, burning of fossil fuels and