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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Calculation of carbon footprints in semi urban areas of Jammu, J&K (India)

Malik Khired Tanveer , Srivastava Purnima
Department of Environmental Sciences. Bhagwant University Ajmer, Rajasthan, (India).

Abstract

In present study an attempt has been made to assess the carbon footprints of Sunjwan (A residential and semi urban area of Jammu district in the state of J&k). The study area is a village about 12-15 kms from General bus stand Jammu. The Carbon footprints analysis is based on the cumulative consumption of electricity, diesel/petrol, firewood and LPG. The per capita emission of CO2 in study area was found out to be 1.08 tonnes per year and 5.46 tonnes per household per year. The major contributor to carbon emissions is Diesel and petrol the reason for which being the rapid and large scale construction work in the progressively developing area. Another important contributor to Carbon emissions is the burning of fuel wood mainly used by the local bakers who use traditional clay ovens.

Carbon footprints; greenhouse gases; CO2e; carbon emissions; global warming

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Malik Khired Tanveer and Srivastava Purnima (2019). Calculation of carbon footprints in semi urban areas of Jammu, J&K (India). Environment Conservation Journal20(3), 33-38.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20305

Received: 25.06.2019

Revised: 29.08.2019

Accepted: 19.09.2019

First Online: 27.12. 2019

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20305 

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