Carbon

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Carbon = Chemical element Also see: decarbonization HeadlinesFrom stardust to pale blue dot: Carbon’s interstellar journey to Earth ElsewhereCarbon Movie Carbon CaptureHow the largest direct air capture plant will suck CO2 out of the atmosphere – The VergeDetailed overview of pros and cons of carbon capture – Boing Boing Irrecoverable …

Carbon Neutral

Photo: Organ Pipe, Elf Owl (Some rights reserved) Carbon Neutral = making no net release of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, especially through offsetting emissions by planting trees Recommended ListeningCan aviation go green? – As the airline Easyjet pledges to become carbon neutral, we ask what that really means. HeadlinesHow cities are going carbon neutral …

Carbon Offsetting

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Carbon offsetting = the action or process of compensating for carbon dioxide emissions arising from industrial or other human activity, by participating in schemes designed to make equivalent reductions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere HeadlinesCarbon offsets are going primetime and they’re not ready – QuartzCan you really negate your …

Carbon Emissions

Lingo Cards Carbon Emissions = the release of greenhouse gases and/or their precursors into the atmosphere over a specified area and period of time Elsewhere on the Webhttps://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/carbon-emissionshttps://stats.oecd.org/glossary/detail.asp?ID=6323 Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Carbon Pricing

Lingo Cards Carbon Pricing = cost applied to carbon pollution to encourage polluters to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas they emit into the atmosphere Also see: Carbon Price Wikipedia: Carbon pricing seeks to address the economic problem that CO2, a known greenhouse gas, is what economists call a negative externality — a detrimental product …

Carbon Brief

Logo Carbon Brief – carbonbrief.org – is an award-winning website dedicated to analysis and fact-checking of energy policy and climate change science, with a focus on the UK. Key [email protected] Awards ● In 2019, Carbon Brief won the Association of British Science Writers’ Award for “Innovation of the year” for the interactive feature on the …

Carbon Footprint

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Carbon Footprint = the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, business … Translating: What is the carbon footprint of global tourism? (double check translations!)Spanish: ¿Cuál es la huella de carbono del turismo global?French: Quelle est …

Low Carbon

Photo Low Carbon = Economy based on low carbon power sources that therefore has a minimal output of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere, but specifically refers to the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide Low-Carbon and Loving It: Adventures in sustainable living – from the streets of India to middle class Australia Recommended ListeningLiving the low …

Carbon Label

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Carbon Label = Description of the the carbon dioxide emissions created as a by-product of manufacturing, transporting, or disposing of a consumer product NotesCarbon labels are important to consumers wishing to minimize their ecological footprint and contribution to global warming made by their purchases. HeadlinesWhat you eat on holiday can …

Carbon Tax

Lingo Cards Carbon Tax = a tax on fossil fuels intended to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide HeadlinesKey international group says $75 per ton carbon tax could drastically curb climate changeFiscal Monitor: How to Mitigate Climate Changecarbon-taxes-a-mixed-blessing-for-the-climate Embedded Tweets Planeta.com