Parceria O Globo e Carbonext – Calculadora de carbono

In partnership with Carbonext, O GLOBO developed a calculator that readers can use to estimate their carbon footprint

 

Carbon footprint calculator

In partnership with Carbonext, O GLOBO developed a calculator that readers can use to estimate their carbon footprint2 through simple questions, like how much is their electric bill and how much time they spend on the bus.

"At the start of this month, IPCC(Intergovernamental Panel on Climate Change) release an alert: the rise of global temperatures, in comparison with pre Industrial Revolution levels, can reach 1,5 degrees Celsius in the next decade.

To contain global warming, there is only one way: reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Scientists state that, to reach this objective, countries must compromise to more ambitious goals than the Paris Agreement, that will be discussed in the 26º Conference of the Parties(COP), in Glasgow, in November."

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