global carbon budget

global carbon budget
global carbon budget UK US noun [C] ENVIRONMENT
the total amount of carbon that moves into and out of the earth's atmosphere, seas, and land: »

As climate change becomes a central issue in international discussions, understanding the global carbon budget will become increasingly crucial.

See also CARBON BUDGET(Cf. ↑carbon budget), CARBON CYCLE(Cf. ↑carbon cycle)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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