Definition of Carbon Debt

Definition of Carbon Debt

A Carbon Debt is the measure in which an individual, government, corporation, or geographic community surpasses its permitted amount of green house gas emissions and in turn contribute to the global climate crises. A major contributor to carbon debit is the deforestation of tropical rainforest through slash and burn techniques in order to be turned into agricultural land for biofuels. It is essential for goverments to put emission caps on carbon emission in order to prevent Carbon Debt and  mitigate the effects of the global cliamte crises.

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