Carbon footprint calculator

British Petroleum

This site is produced by British Petroleum and provides a simple, interactive guide to estimate your annual household carbon emissions. The calculator asks questions about the features of your residence, car travel, air travel and recycling habits. As each question is answered, a graph displays the carbon emissions so you can see the effects of each of the options presented. This tool is intended as an approximate guide only, but is useful for stimulating an awareness of the approximate amount of carbon dioxide emitted by everyday tasks.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Efficiency and Energy Conservation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making
Resource Type: Computer Applications
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Biogeoscience, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public PolicyKeywords: energy, greenhouse gas, CO2, conservation