In a modern age such as this, we can barely go about our lives without leaving our mark, so to speak. There is always hope to cut back our impact on climate change; here are some places to get started!
- Personal Emissions Calculator - EPA's greenhouse gas footprint calculator
- Ecological Footprint Quiz (2002) - By Redefining Progress
- Best Foot Forward Calculator - Short & Sweet
- Adventures with Bobbie Bigfoot - This quiz is for kids
- BP Carbon Footprint Calculator - This is like the sims for carbon evaluation (needs macromedia flash player)
- Carbon and Cash Calculator from NRDC trustee Laurie David. You might have to sign in to use it, but we think it's worth it
- Other Ecological Calculators - Has several of the links on this page, and then some.
- Best Foot Forward - A good place to learn about ecological footprints and train for calculating them
Other Measurement Tools
If you are looking for sustainability indicators, these are a few examples. There are plenty additional sites that provide information for this topic.
- Power Profiler-The US EPA's comparative tool for gauging your local utility's energy sources.
- Sustainable Measures- A good beginner's guide.
- Redefining Progress - These are the one who did the first ecological footprint above. Several links to examples.
- International Sustainability Indicators Network - For those who network.