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What can you do?

Ever wondered how you can help fight climate change? Find out more about what you can do below.

How big is your carbon footprint?

Your carbon footprint measures how much you’re contributing to climate change. The bigger your footprint, the more planet-warming gases your actions are responsible for emitting into our atmosphere—and the bigger your impact on the planet.

Do you know what your carbon footprint is? How does it compare to the average UK or global citizen? Take WWF’s carbon footprint calculator quiz to find out.

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Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS)

The CREDS place-based carbon calculator was launched in July 2021. Designed by researchers from CREDS, it is a free tool that maps the carbon footprint of every neighbourhood in England. For more information, visit the carbon calculator.


IMPACT have also created a community carbon calculator - a visual representation of community carbon footprints to help communities to make informed decisions on their climate change activities. Find out more.

Carbon Footprint Calculator for Homebuilders/Upgraders

Cotswold District Council has collaborated with West Oxfordshire District Council and Forest of Dean District Council to produce a Net Zero Carbon Toolkit.

Pulling on latest guidance and best practice, the Net Zero Carbon Toolkit is a practical, easy to follow guide to help plan a net zero housing project.

Aimed at small or medium-sized house builders, architects, self-builders and consultants, the toolkit covers a range of steps - from pre-planning right through to construction - for delivering net-zero carbon, low-energy homes.

Page updated: 28/04/2023 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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