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CCalC Carbon calculation tools

University of Manchester

Life cycle methodology and decision-support tools for calculating and reducing the carbon footprints of different industrial sectors along complete supply chains, including database and case studies. The methodological developments are not limited to carbon alone but also enable estimations of other environmental impact.

Themes

Climate change
Ozone depletion
Smog
Nutrient balance
Human toxicity
Fossil depletion
Water depletion
Mineral depletion
Material efficiency
Energy efficiency
Land use
Economic performance

Spatial focus of impact

Generic
Local

Open Access

Yes

Assessment type

Quantitative

Spatial focus of object

Local
Anywhere

Technical Stage

Commercial

Life Cycle

Cradle to grave

English available

Yes

Object: Product
Goal: Self-assessment; product optimisation
Motivation: Improvement