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Carbon: The truth behind the numbers

Posted on 26 February 2013

Go through any household in a western industrialized nation and chances are good you’ll find at least one product that reads: “Designed in the USA. Assembled in China.” But how does this impact global CO2 emissions and climate negotiations?
When measuring the CO2 emissions of countries, a lot of attention is focused on the CO2 directly emitted by each country. However, the emissions associated with consuming products that are manufactured elsewhere is rarely taken into consideration. This concept is referred to as “carbon leakage” as carbon dioxide is not accounted for in the country of consumption, but leaked to the country of production………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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