At UC Berkeley, a tool that measures your carbon impact

Do you prefer chicken or beef? Do you carpool or drive alone to work? "Our choices lead to emissions of greenhouse gases." says Chris Jones, a researcher with UC Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab. He's co-developed a calculator that measures your carbon footprint and how you stack up against your neighbors, and then offers recommendations on how you can change your behavior to reduce your footprint.

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