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Climate Heroes

Environmental Footprint Calculator

by ClimateHero

The test takes approximately 5 minutes

The questions are divided in three sections:
housing, travel and consumption

How is Climate impact, environmental impact and sustainability connected?

Sustainability is the widest term including both environmental, social and economic aspects. Your climate impact is a large share of your environmental footprint, but not all. Environmental impact also includes other ecological footprint aspects, such as pollution, use of crop land, fresh water etc.

Environmental impact refers to the direct effect of socio-economic activities and natural events on the components of the environment. Your personal environmental impact is the effects that your lifestyle choices have on the environment. It includes all environmental aspects like biodiversity, climate change, acidification, plastic pollution, overfishing, fresh water scarcity etc.

Environmental footprint - How to calculate your environmental impact and live environmentally friendly?

With ClimateHero you can calculate the part of your environmental footprint that refers to carbon dioxide emissions and other greenhouse gases. The environmental impact caclulator helps you reduce your environmental footprint, choose green and adapt environmentally friendly living habits. After assessing your environmental footprint, the climate quiz will suggest actions you can take to reduce your footprint of greenhouse gases. This could for example be to reduce meat consumption, drive less, fight food waste and adapt to a circular economy and sustainability practice.

Track Emissions of the United States (US), Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and The United Kingdom (UK), England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.