2014 Fossum Yara Carbon footprint of AN Method of calculation
This note documents the calculation methodology for establishing the carbon footprint (greenhouse gas emissions) of fertilizers based on ammonium nitrate (AN). It is limited to the emissions arising from the production of the nitrogen content of the fertilizer. The methodology is documented in response to the requirements of the emission standard set by the Swedish food industry for climate branding (ref 1). Blue text refers to updated information and calculations since the previous version.