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Carbon Footprint of Public Transportation

The rates of increment in GHGs concentrations in the atmosphere are extraordinarily high, far exceeding their natural sequestration rates. Transportation accounts for 19% of the global energy use and 23% of all the Co2 Emissions globally, about 75% of these emissions come from cars and trucks….


  • Deepika Goswami
  • Rakesh Kumar


Carbon Footprint, Co2 emission factor, Climate Change, Green house Gases, Tourism



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