Stuck finding a good 2013 New Year’s resolution? Here’s a great one: reduce your carbon footprint. The first step in reducing your carbon footprint is to first calculate your footprint and then set a goal.
This would be a great project to compile for the whole school...as a part of Eco clubs earth day...Lesson 4: My Carbon Footprint | In this free lesson, middle school students collect information about their daily lives to calculate their carbon footprint using an online carbon calculator. They compare their results to average carbon footprints around the world. Students also discover ways to decrease their carbon emissions.
Measuring Sustainability in Agriculture: Focusing on Outcomes | The Nature Conservancy http://www.nature.org/science-in-action/science-features/measuring-sustainability-in-agriculture-focusing-on-outcomes.xml
Personal Carbon Calculator. Calculate your emissions! The current world average is 6.5 tonnes/person, the US average is 19.8(!) tonnes/person (vs China at 4.6) and according to the UN we need to get down to1.5 tonnes/person. Please share..!