Climate and Energy
"I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy.
What a source of power!
I hope we don't have to wait 'til oil and coal run out before we tackle that."
- Thomas Edison

Personal Carbon Calculators

How much are your personal carbon emissions?
Try these out, and use the one you like.

All Countries:

World Resources Institute


Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Chuck Wright

Clearwater (MS Excel)

Climate Trust

Florida Int Univ, Dept Environmental Studies

Global Learning (for schools)

La Canada High School, CA

PBS Nova: Your Carbon Diet

Texas State Energy Conservation Office

Vermont Earth Institute


One Less Tonne


Best Foot Forward

Climate Care

Natural Energy Foundation


Global Environment Information Centre

South Africa:

Forum for Economics and Environment

Under Kyoto, we are asked to play our part as individuals, as well as seeking CO2 reductions in our schools, colleges, cities, businesses, industries and nations.

Here to help are some efficiency charts which you can print and glue onto a folded piece of cardboard. If you fill them in on a regular basis, you can watch your personal and household CO2 emissions, and track your improvements:

Vehicle Efficiency Chart (Metric)

Vehicle Efficiency Chart (US)

Buying a New Vehicle

Most efficient car calculator (Canada)
Most efficient car calculator (US)
Greener Cars
Electric, hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Tailpipe Tally – How much does your Vehicle Pollute?

Public Transport and Flying

Choose Climate Flying carbon calculator