Smarter, Faster, Cooler Carbon Management

Current CoolClimate Projects

New! Carbon Footprint Maps

Interactive carbon footprint map from the CoolClimate Calculator. Find out how you compare to local averages and create a personalized climate action plan for you or your community. See info on recent...

CoolClimate Calculator for U.S. households

How cool is your household? Calculate and compare your carbon footprint to similar households and create a personalized climate action plan with this popular, user-friendly tool.

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CoolClimate Calculator for Small Businesses

See how the carbon footprint of your business compares to similar businesses, see which actions you can take will reduce your impact at the lowest cost and create a personalized climate action plan.

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Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference

The Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference 2013 is the premier event focused on understanding behavior and decision-making with respect to energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, and sustainability. Annually, 700...

CoolClimate Network Consortium

The CoolClimate Network (CCN)Consortium is a membership program within the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab at UC Berkeley supporting research and development of advanced carbon footprint management tools for households, small businesses and...

UC Berkeley Supply Chain Carbon Footprint

In 2007, U.C. Berkeley became the first U.S. university to calculate its supply chain carbon footprint. The genesis of this project was an understanding by some university faculty and staff that the campus’ traditional greenhouse gas (GHG)...

CoolCalifornia City Challenge



The CoolCalifornia Challenge is a competition between California cities to motivate and reward residents for...

PG&E Supply Chain Analysis

Supply chain carbon management is emerging as a promising new strategy to reduce economy-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Roughly one third of all U.S. emissions result from the production of goods and services. Quantifying the environmental...

GreenPoint Rated Climate Calculator

The objectives of this project are to improve and expand quantification of energy and carbon footprint scores in the existing GreenPoint Rated Climate Footprint Calculator and to align the calculation methodologies with HERS II. Additional...

Local Government Decision Support Tool

The objectives of the Local Government Decision Support Tool (LGDST) are to create a list of GHG reduction measures for the California Air Resources Board, and under their guidance, create a spreadsheet tool to enable local governments to...