• The carbon footprint is the total amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases emitted over the full life cycle of a product, service or event.

The carbon footprint can be reduced by reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and methane.

Students should be able to:

  • describe actions to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and methane
  • give reasons why actions may be limited

WS 1.3 Appreciate the power and limitations of science and consider any ethical issues which may arise