This CO2 calculator software was designed to assist people in figuring out their carbon footprint as well as the various parts of their lifestyle that are having the most impact on the environment. You first enter in data on your daily lifestyle and activities. This includes areas such as types of transportation including how much you drive, ride the bus, take the train, and fly on an airplane. Other areas include food, clothing, energy use and type, and recycling habits. Once you have entered this basic data, the software will determine your annual CO2 output. This is your carbon footprint.
You can quickly tell if you are doing better or worse than the average person. Either way, the end goal is that you understand your footprint and where you can get the most benefit by lowering it. If you don't recycle or drive a lot in a car that gets poor gas mileage, these are things that you can work to change and lower your footprint. Enter in new data as things change and see how you are progressing.
Carbon Footprint Calculator is free to download and use.