The ‘Common Carbon Metric’, supported by UNEP, had been developed for
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(a) Assessing the carbon footprint of building operations around the world
(b) Enabling commercial farming entities around the world to enter carbon emission trading
(c) Enabling governments to assess the overall carbon footprint caused by their countries
(d) Assessing the overall carbon footprint caused by the use of fossil fuels by the world in a unit time
- The Common Carbon Metric is the calculation used to define measurement, reporting, and verification for GHG emissions associated with the operation of buildings types of particular climate regions.
- It does not include value-based interpretation of the measurements such as weightings or benchmarking.