Find (and lower) your carbon footprint, 286°

Inevitably, in going about our daily lives, each of us contributes to the greenhouse gas emissions that are causing climate change. Yet, there are many things each of us, as individuals, can do to reduce our carbon emissions.

Use The Nature Conservancy's carbon footprint calculator to measure your impact on our climate. This carbon footprint calculator estimates how many tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases your choices create each year using scientific data.

http://www.nature.org/initiatives/climatechange...

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Very cool! Thanks for the link, guys!

in July 2008

Unfortunately for the rest of the planet, this seems to be a US-centric carbon calculator. Here are some others:

New Zealand: http://www.contactenergy.co.nz/web/view?page=/contentiw/pages/savetheplanet/carboncalculator&vert=sp
UK: http://actonco2.direct.gov.uk/index.html
New Zealand (Farmers) http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/carboncalculator/
UK: http://www.carboncalculator.co.uk/users.php

in August 2008

Who has calculated their carbon footprint? What problems did they identify with the process? What worked well?

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in August 2008

My problem is, I can easliy agree to cutting my carbon footprint. COnvincing others in my house to do the same will take time. I'm oddly, starting to envy people with less means. It would be simpler to live simply, then.

in August 2008

Here's another very good carbon calculator. It works for any country (picking your country is the first step) and also includes in mileage for most vehicles - you pick your vehicle from dropdown lists.
http://greenterrafirma.com/carbon-calculator.html

in August 2008

everything is connected and every bit counts....

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