Calculate your carbon footprint.

You can use this calculator to estimate what your individual carbon footprint is - www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx.

Why the contribution is important

Calculating your carbon footprint is a good way to start thinking about how much carbon you are responsible for and get you thinking about ways you can reduce this. 

by Richard_CEC on February 03, 2020 at 03:07PM

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  • Posted by johannacarrie August 16, 2020 at 12:21

    This can raise your awareness of your responsibility.
  • Posted by Voiceofreason August 20, 2020 at 00:08

    Excellent - if I reduce mine, how do we prevent tens of thousand folk waking up in the developing world every day, saying "today I pick up my new car so that I don't have to trawl around on public transport like a failure any more"?

    We can wring our hands and drag ourselves back to the age of wicker if we have the will (we don't) but how do we force everyone else to move towards the same joyless agenda when when all that everyone in the developing world wants is more shiny new stuff?
  • Posted by Yvonne_CEC September 09, 2020 at 10:48

    Does everyone think that it's a 'joyless agenda'? From what I've read so far on here, there can be many more benefits coming out of simple changes, such as physical, mental health benefits and money saving experiences, that also have a positive impact on the environment.
  • Posted by Mmunro49 January 22, 2021 at 16:40

    There are many benefits to understanding our Carbon footprint. I learned about my Carbon footprint at the beginning of lockdown as part of the Salisbury Centre’s online Carbon Conversations course. We did it after much learning about how everything that we do has a Carbon footprint.

    It made me very aware that the life I was living needed to change. Particularly the amount of travel that I did. But also reinforced all the learning I have already done in the years I have been an allotmenteer and therefore committed to sustainable living in general.

    As we become more aware of Climate Change and the need to act responsibly, I believe we will also find new ways of being which will ultimately bring the Earth’s Carbon footprint back into a healthy place as offsetting becomes a normality.

    To the person who earlier discusses ‘a joyless agenda’ I can honestly say that understanding that less developed countries have a tiny Carbon footprint is humbling rather than joyless.

    We need to move forward with bigger commitments to sharing, caring and growth. To move away from insidious greed and wastefulness:(

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