New Year’s resolution? Slim your carbon footprint by a tonne in 2021 (Umberto Bacchi, Thomson Reuters Foundation, WEF)

  • The ‘Cut a Tonne in ’21’ climate campaign aims to help people reduce their emissions, and measure their progress against the Paris Agreement goals.
  • Giki Zero, a free online tool, shows users their carbon footprint based on a questionnaire around their daily habits, from driving frequency to electricity use.
  • It offers a choice of more than 120 steps people can take to shrink their contribution to climate warming.