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The phrase "carbon emissions" gets tossed around a lot these days. You've almost certainly heard them in the same breath as "global warming" or "climate change," and most everybody out there has at least a pretty basic idea about where they come from. But, at the end of the day, what the heck are carbon emissions, anyway? Let's look a little closer at this ubiquitous term for these ubiquitos emissions.