Join the virtual Carbon Calculator Experience and discover your footprint



As the effects of climate change become clear, both locally and around the globe, the public is invited to learn about the role of their personal carbon footprints and how they can influence positive change.

The Town of Saugeen Shores Environmental Sustainability Ad Hoc Committee, in partnership with Project Neutral and with the support of the Nuclear Innovation Institute, will be hosting an online event called ‘Making a Difference One Person at a Time: Measuring Your Carbon Footprint’ on Wednesday, January 19 from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

“This is an opportunity for the public to learn about climate change and how your actions can have an impact,” says Mayor Luke Charbonneau, also a panelist for the event. “I am looking forward to participating in this event and gaining strategies to influence positive change for generations to come.”

The event will feature a diverse group of panelists, including Huron-Bruce MP, Ben Lobb, Bruce County Warden, Janice Jackson, Mayor Charbonneau and Councillor Smith.  The panelists will be walked through their personal carbon calculator by a Project Neutral facilitator, and Chad Richards, NII, will conduct a brief discussion about their results.

At the same time, viewers at home can walk through and view their own results of the carbon calculator experience.  The goal is not to blame or shame, but to raise awareness of how individuals may take steps they’re comfortable with to lower their carbon footprints, and how we can all make a difference, one person at a time.

The public can register for the live virtual event at:

“We all have a role to play in our effort to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050,” says Chad Richards, NII. “Measuring personal and household carbon footprints can be a meaningful exercise that sheds light on how our individual activities contribute to the challenge we face while highlighting the influence that we have as consumers to make a difference.”