Green:Net 2009: To Manage It, You Need to Measure It (Video)

carbon measurement panel at greennet photo
Photos via Jaymi Heimbuch

But if you're going to measure it. how do you get the information needed to make those measurements? Five higher-ups from the top carbon footprint monitoring and measuring systems from different areas discuss how their systems gather the info that measures carbon footprints.

What is one of the most interesting measurement tool ideas pointed out is accessing credit card information and automatically tracking the carbon footprint of your purchases. It'd be an impactful addition to a credit card statement! But I think it'd be difficult to get people to loosen up on their credit card purchase privacy.

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