Energy Footprint

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(1) The environmental, economic, and social impact resulting from energy consumption. An Energy Footprint can be measured for a specific person, entity, or project. It can also be measured for a specific GHG (e.g., a Carbon Footprint).

(2) The sum of all areas used to provide non-food and non-feed energy, such as land used for hydropower, cultivated land for energy and fuel crops, and land for forest wood fuel (The Global Footprint Network).


Global Footprint Network website