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Carbon Footprint of Supply Chains: A Scoping Study (2013)

Chapter: Appendix C List of Acronyms and Abbreviations

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix C List of Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2013. Carbon Footprint of Supply Chains: A Scoping Study. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/22524.
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APPENDIX C LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS AHP Analytic Hierarchy Process BSR Business for Social Responsibility CCWG Clean Cargo Working Group CDP Carbon Disclosure Project COFRET Carbon Footprint of Freight Transport CH4 Methane CO2 Carbon Dioxide CO2e Carbon Dioxide Equivalents CTL MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Defra U.K. Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs EF Emission Factor EIA U.S. Energy Information Administration EIO Economic Input Output EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FASB Financial Accounting Standards Board FHWA Federal Highway Administration GHG Greenhouse Gas GIS Geographic Information System GREET Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation GRI Global Reporting Initiative GUI Graphical User Interface GWP Global Warming Potential HFC Hydrofluorocarbons IASB International Accounting Standards Board IEA International Energy Agency IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change LCA Life Cycle Assessment LCI Life Cycle Inventory LTO Landing/take-off phase N2O Nitrous Oxide NTM Network for Transport and Environment OD Origin-destination PFC Perfluorocarbons SF6 Sulfur hexafluoride TTW Tank-to-Wheel WTT Well-to-Tank WTW Well-to-Wheel C-1

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TRB’s National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Web-Only Document 5: Carbon Footprint of Supply Chains: A Scoping Study defines a standardized, conceptual approach to assessing global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of the transportation component of supply chains, critiques current methods and data used to quantify greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and outlines a work plan to develop a decision tool to help estimate the carbon footprint of the transportation component of supply chains.

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