The total estimated carbon footprint of this website over its lifetime is:
49.67 gramsLast update:
Where does this number come from?
At the bottom of every page on this website is a Website Carbon badge. It uses the Wesbite Carbon calculator by Wholegrain Digital to give an estimate of the carbon emissions produced by a given page.
For each page view I save the estimated carbon emissions to an Airtable base. This allows me to sum all estimated emissions over the life of the site, and generate a esimate of the website's total emissions.
How accurate is this estimate?
I consider the estimate above to be the minimum total carbon emissions of this website. There are a few reasons for that:
- The Website Carbon calculator uses the total initial page size to calculate carbon emissions. This therefore won't include an lazy-loaded resources.
- It does not take into account the emissions associated with website development.
- It does not include emissions that result from composing and sending the email newsletter.
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