Fertilizers Europe as the representative of the EU fertiliser industry has commissioned a calculator for assessing the greenhouse gas emissions of the production of fertilisers. The Carbon Footprint Calculator is a cradle to plant gate calculator for fertiliser products. It is freely available on-line and can be used to evaluate the footprint of a given fertiliser produced in a specific plant. For comparison purposes, it also contains reference values for the main regions in the world.
The paper provides tables with regional reference values for the main fertilisers (urea, AN, CAN, UAN).
Antoine Hoxha, Fertilizers Europe, Brussels, Belgium.
Bjarne Christensen, Chem Technic Consulting, Denmark
20 pages, 5 figures, 13 tables, 1 reference