E3A Understanding Energy: Carbon and Energy in the United States
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Developed by Montana State University Extension and the University of Wyoming
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This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Understanding Energy series. This one describes greenhouse gases (GHGs) and how carbon is related to energy. It also discusses how to determine the extent of your contribution to GHG emissions by calculating your carbon impact, or carbon footprint.
- Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels
- Carbon footprint
- Carbon’s relation to energy
- Fossil fuels
- Greenhouse gases (GHGs)