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Carbon calculator
Calculate your household energy and private transport
carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for one year


  Your usage
 Emissions
CO2 tonnes

 Electricity

Kilowatt hours (kWh) / year
  % green electricity
                 

 Gas

Megajoules (MJ) / year

 Motor vehicles   

1st vehicle Fuel type
 
OPTION 1: litres / week
 
OPTION 2: Kilometres / year
 
2nd vehicle Fuel type
 
OPTION 1: litres / week
 
OPTION 2: Kilometres / year
 

 Air travel

Total kilometres / year
   

 Household

 Carbon dioxide emissions (tonnes per person)

 

Vehicle types:
compact: engine capacity under 1500cc
small: engine capacity 1600cc to 2000cc
medium: engine capacity 2100cc to 2600cc
large: engine capacity over 2600cc
hybrid: medium hybrid and mid-size motorbike:
      Air travel: Use the air distance chart to add up your total flying kilometres.
      
Household size: generally carbon calculators count numer of persons in households as those who are 16 years of age and over
      Data source: stationery energy and liquid fuel emission factors from Australian Greenhouse Office Factors and Methods Workbook, Dec. 2006. Air travel data from Planet Carbon. Motor vehicle fuel usage averaged from AGO fuel guide. For tips on decreasing fuel usage, see http://www.partsgeek.com/models/tips_for_increasing_gas_mileage.html


 
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