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Ecological footprint

Global Footprint Network

The ecological footprint is a measure for the amount of land and sea that is required for production or consumption in a region, of a product or a productgroup. It can be compared to the actual amount of land and sea that is available.

Themes

Land use
Climate change

Assessment type

Quantitative

Spatial focus of object

Anywhere

Technical Stage

Development
Commercial

Spatial focus of impact

Generic

Life Cycle

Cradle to gate
Cradle to grave

English available

Yes

Open Access

Yes

Object: Product; productgroup; feedstock
Goal: Self-assessment
Motivation: Improvement