General Settings

You can make a high-level calibration of your personal carbon footprint based on modifying the below key parameters. All your calculations will be saved in your carbon profile list where you need to activate the profile you wish to use.

carbon footprint

Your carbon footprint

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General Setting


carbon footprint
 
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Household

This information is needed even if you calculate for an individual.


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General Settings

You can make a high-level calibration of your personal carbon footprint based on modifying the below key parameters.

All your calculations will be saved in your carbon profile list where you need to activate the profile you wish to use.

Personalize your footprint


carbon footprint

If you wish to personalize your footprint, you can click on "Modify" and input your home energy use, your diet and model your transportation pattern in detail. Doing a detailed footprint calculation gives you insights into changes you can make to reduce your own impact.

 

Don't worry if you don't have all the data, just input what you want and use the default settings for the other categories


Carbon footprint

When you join CarbonStory, you are initially given the average carbon footprint for someone living in your country of residence. If you are happy with this footprint calculation, you can click “use default” and proceed straight away to build your portfolio of offset projects.

Housing


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You have the option of modifying the values below, or to keep the default settings by simply clicking “save + next”.

Energy (Please insert annual data for entire household)

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Non-Energy

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Housing

Your housing generates greenhouse gas emissions from the energy you use as well as from household furnishings, appliances, building material and building maintenance.

Food


carbon footprint 0 t

You have the option of modifying the values below, or to keep the default settings by simply clicking “save + next”.


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Food

Food consumption accounts for a considerable portion of an individual’s greenhouse gas footprint. The average values work well for most people but you have the option below to modify your food related emissions based on your diet and shopping habits.

Transportation


carbon footprint 0 t

You have the option of modifying the values below, or to keep the default settings by simply clicking “save + next”.

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Transportation

Transportation generates greenhouse gases primarily as a result of the energy used to power vehicles and airplanes. The average values should be good for most users but you have the option below to model your travel patterns in detail.

Everything Else


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You have the option of modifying the values below, or to keep the default settings by simply clicking “save + next”.









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Everything Else

While housing, food and transportation account for the bulk of personal greenhouse gas emissions, the categories listed below contribute as well. We recommend that you keep the default selection but you have the ability to opt-out.


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