Session:Estimate and calculate carbon footprints

Description Make a broad calculation of carbon emissions of <foo>.
Type Hands-On
Kids session No
Keyword(s) social, political, software
Tags sustainability
Processing village Village:About:freedom, Village:Bits&Bäume
Person organizing User:Gnunicorn
Language en - English
en - English
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Starts at 2019/08/21 18:00
Ends at 2019/08/21 19:00
Duration 60 minutes
Location Village:About:freedom

"The idea is - how do I lead a nice and good life without overstretching my carbon budget? So exact calculation is not necessary, just a broad guesstimation will be enough.

First I will show a few tools of how to make an calculation/guess/estimation of carbon emissions of stuff/travel/energy use. Then we go on and calculate a few examples. To finish it all up - bring your own examples and we can try and have a go at them: Your last meal and drink, your car, your house (bring your energy performance certificate), your favorite pet, your last holiday, ...

It is best if you bring a computing device that can run Windows binaries, because we will be using GEMIS (, which - sadly - is only available for Windows. GEMIS runs well enough using a recent version of Wine, so no full Windows installation necessary."

Slides: File:Workshop carbon emissions.pdf