You can start the process by calculating your carbon footprint here.
You will need to know the following:
- Approximately how many miles you travel by car, bus, train and plane.
- The energy usage in your home.
- How much you spend shopping.
- The composition of your diet.
No matter how you scored, here are some things that could help you lessen your personal environmental impact.
Let’s be realistic. You will likely need to use a car this year.
So, when you do, here are some tips to make your trip more climate-friendly: