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a measure of weight or mass. Includes short (or USA) 1 ton=2000 lb and long (or UK) 1 ton=2240 lb. See also tonne.
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1 megatonnes, amongst any of the scenarios of international cooperation.
Without any human intervention, the total biomass in the Labrador forest was approximately 424 megatonnes of carbon, depending on forest fire activity.
production methods and improved supply chain could save 89 megatonnes of CO 2
In 2014, organic waste (food mainly) decomposing in Canadian landfills emitted 29 megatonnes of greenhouse gases, 4% of the national total.
The explosive core of the warhead would be a massive thermonuclear bomb -- perhaps as big as 100 megatonnes, almost twice as big as any bomb ever tested.
The marketing firm asserts that the region could save up to five megatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually by implementing LED lighting systems.
The product of food just skyrocketed in the country; in the last three years we've been able to produce 21 million megatonnes of additional food as a country," Adesina said.
The production of food just skyrocketed in the country; in the last three years we've been able to produce 21 million megatonnes of additional food as a country," Adesina said.
The sum total of national carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions could total 29 megatonnes per year after 2030.
It said that even with current measures, Canada's total emission by 2020 will only reach 727 megatonnes, only 1.
The analyst company says that generating the power required to charge mobile devices will produce 13 megatonnes CO2e (CO2 equivalent) of greenhouse gases per annum by 2019, up from 6.