My Carbon Footprint
By: Justin Smith
The Concept of an Ecological Footprint
Gives the statistics on how much pollution we give off based on how much energy we use.
Factors that Effect My Ecological Footprint
Travel, lights, food, waste, and home energy
My Carbon Footprint vs. National and World Averages
My average was less than the national average. My average was less than the world average.
The Massachusetts Scenario
The Massachusetts average was significantly lower than my original carbon footprint.
Factors with the Biggest Effect
Home energy, food and diet
Processes used to Create New Solutions
You have to enter how much of what you do to come up with your carbon footprint. Three things you can do to reduce emissions is car pulling, eating organic food, and recycling.
Pro and Con
Car Pulling: pro-reduces pollution, con- messes up car suspension
Short Term Effect
More car repairs
Long Term Effect
Climate can change drastically over night