Reducing Your Ecological Footprint

Seth Coe

What Is an Ecological Footprint

An ecological footprint is a measure of human impact on Earth's ecosystems. Its typically measured in area of wilderness or amount of natural capital consumed each year.

My Ecological Footprint

My ecological footprint Is that I would use about 5.4 earths and needs 24.2 acres.

My Ecological Calculator

http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/page/calculators/

I Chose this calculator because it made finding your footprint fun. Some of the questions were kind of hard but its still easy enough to figure out.

What Is A Carbon Market

A market that is created from the trading of carbon emission allowances to encourage or help countries and companies to limit their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

5 Ways To Reduce Your Ecological Footprint

1. Turn off light and other electronics when not in use.

2. Use florescent light bulbs instead of regular ones.

3. Don't mess with your thermostat a bunch leave It alone.

4. Only use electronics when needed

5. Hang up your clothes outside on a line and not use a dryer