Environmental Footprinting

[originally posted on archinect 9-25-2009]

As a bonus to the readers of Infrascape Design, here are the websites that the LA 4712 F09 students uncovered and evaluated. I asked them to look outside the typical ecological/emissions box and to see what tools could be useful for evaluating the performance of a city. A summary of their findings can be viewed here.

http://bie.berkeley.edu/calculator.swf
http://calc.zerofootprint.net/calculators/boulder
http://calculator.bioregional.com/#
http://calculator.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx?tab=6
http://calculator.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx?tab=8
http://coolclimate.berkeley.edu/

http://earthday.net/footprint/index.html
http://footprint.wwf.org.uk
http://goblue.zerofootprint.net/?Xlanguage=en
http://green.yahoo.com/calculator/
http://kidsfootprint.org/BobbieIndex.html
http://sas.org.uk/pr/2007/climate_change_2.php
http://sustainability.publicradio.org/consumerconsequences/
http://willyoujoinus.com/energyville/
http://worldwithoutoil.org/
http://www.abc.net.au/science/planetslayer/greenhouse_calc.htm
http://www.bp.com/productlanding.do?categoryId=6941&contentId=7050870
http://www.brown-co.com/environmental/carbon_footprint.php
http://www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx
http://www.carbonfootprintofnations.com
http://www.carbonfootprintsoftware.com/productinfo/index.aspx
http://www.carbonfund.org/Calculators
http://www.carbonneutral.com/business-carbon-calculator/index.asp
http://www.carbonneutral.com/cncalculators/travelcalculatorshop.asp
http://www.carbonsolutionsgroup.com/carbonfootprintcalc.html
http://www.carbonzero.co.nz/EmissionsCalc/login.aspx
http://www.cleanair-coolplanet.org/OfficeFootprint.php#Calc
http://www.cleanwateraction.org/fl/watercalculator
http://www.clearfootprints.com
http://www.climatecrisis.net/takeaction/carboncalculator/
http://www.conserveh2o.org/watercalculator/quiz/start
http://www.csgnetwork.com/waterusagecalc.html
http://www.davidsuzuki.org/NatureChallenge/
http://www.earthday.net/footprint
http://www.eatlowcarbon.org/#
http://www.ecofoot.org
http://www.ecologicalfootprint.com
http://www.ecologicalfootprint.org/Global%20Footprint%20Calculator/GFPCalc.html
http://www.edf.org/papercalculator/
http://www.electrocity.co.nz/
http://www.energystar.gov/ia/business/bulk_purchasing/bpsavings_calc/CalculatorProgrammableThermostat.xls
http://www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/energy-resources/calculator.html
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/ind_calculator.html
http://www.epa.gov/waste/partnerships/wastewise/carboncalc.htm
http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/ecologicalfootprint/calculators/home/page1.asp
http://www.foodcarbon.co.uk/calculator.html
http://www.footprint.wwf.org.uk/
http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/page/calculators/
http://www.glendalewaterandpower.com/save_money/water_calculator.aspx
http://www.greenprogress.com/carbon_footprint.php
http://www.h2oconserve.org/home.php
http://www.infinitepower.org/calc_carbon.htm
http://www.lowimpactliving.com/pages/impact-calculator/impact-calculator
http://www.meetthegreens.org/features/carbon-calculator.html
http://www.mfe.govt.nz/withyou/do/footprint/index.html
http://www.mnenergychallenge.org/
http://www.myfootprint.org/
http://www.mygreendebt.com/
http://www.mygreenelectronics.org/EnergyCalculator.aspx
http://www.nativeenergy.com/pages/event_calculator/460.php
http://www.nativeenergy.com/pages/travel_calculator/465.php
http://www.nature.org/initiatives/climatechange/calculator/
http://www.noco2.com.au/web/pageid/1115
http://www.pe-international.com/gabi/
http://www.pge.com/myhome/environment/calculator www.waterfootprint.org/index.php?page=cal/waterfootprintcalculator_indv_ext
http://www.scotlandfoodanddrink.org/view_item.aspx?item_id=57437&list_id=list1-49537&list_index=2
http://www.sierraclubgreenhome.com/carbon-calculator.html
http://www.sustain.ubc.ca/eco-survey/
http://www.sustainourplanet.com/
http://www.transportdirect.info/web2/JourneyPlanning/JourneyEmissionsCompare.aspx?repeatingloop=Y
http://www.travelmatters.org/calculator/individual/
http://www.waterfootprint.org/index.php?page=files/WaterFootprintCalculator
http://www.wattzon.com/
http://www.zerofootprint.net
http://www.zerofootprintkids.com
http://www3.iclei.org/co2/co2calc.htm
https://sustainabletravelinternational.org/documents/op_carboncalcs.html
https://www.earthlab.com/createprofile/reg.aspx

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