The human carbon footprint is getting worse as more and more people tend to use a lot of energy in their homes, offices and other places.
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A carbon footprint is the number of carbon emissions a single organization, company or country generates when different energy sources are used.
With the advent of various technologies, humans tend to expend a lot of energy to make them efficient. However, individually, you can do something to help reduce carbon emissions.
You can start by monitoring your carbon footprint. If you want to do that, you can use these iOS and Android apps.
Best Carbon Footprint Tracking Apps for 2021
MakeUseOf has provided a list of the best apps that you can rely on to track your carbon footprint. These Android and iOS apps are free.
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It also allows you to keep track of the things you consume, such as electricity, food, fuel, plastic and other things that can lead to carbon emissions.
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If you want to see the specific capabilities and other essential details of these carbon footprint apps, you can click on this link.
How dangerous is carbon emissions?
Green Matters reported that carbon emissions, or greenhouse gas emissions, usually come from several sources. But the biggest contributor to carbon dioxide emissions is transportation.
This is one of the different companies, like Tesla and other makers of electric cars, developing and producing efficient zero-emission vehicles to reduce greenhouse gases in various countries.
When it comes to severity, carbon emissions are currently the main cause of climate change, which is already being felt by almost all countries around the world.
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