TROUBLED BY THE lack of accuracy of some of the ‘carbon calculators’ currently used by people to calculate their contribution to climate change, British computer expert James Smith has invented the Carbon Diet. The new website – which he calls “a carbon calculator on steroids” – is an interactive carbon calculator.

Rather than providing a single yearly figure for carbon use, the Carbon Diet calculates your daily footprint, which you keep up to date by entering data on a regular basis. This allows you to see exactly how your footprint varies based on your activities. The site also suggests customised ...


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