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UNEP Calculates Carbon Footprint of Young Olympians

25 August 2010: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) is providing a carbon footprint calculator for participants in the Youth Olympics, which is being held in Singapore, for competitors aged 14 to 18.

The interactive computer software will enable athletes to calculate their personal carbon footprint, and learn the exact impact of their activities on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. [UN Press Release]