What is your personal environmental impact? How many resources does it take to support your current lifestyle? In order to know how you can improve and reduce that amount, you need to know what your impact is right now. Discover your biggest areas of resource consumption and then learn what you can do to have a smaller impact on the Earth. There are many environmental impact calculators on the Internet, here are a few that we like:
The Global Footprint Network to measures your environmental impact and tells you how much land it takes to support your lifestyle. You can also explore scenarios afterwards to change your footprint.
You can calculate how much carbon dioxide, a leading contributor to climate change, your activities produce. You can also purchase carbon offsets to reduce your impact. Terrapass to offers a 10% discount to those in the Mason community with the Code: GMUHome.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has a detailed calculator that measures your household emissions with the ability for you to see how much you can save, in dollars and emissions, when you explore different actions.