Tools and Databases

We offer life-cycle assessment (LCA) tools, life-cycle inventory (LCI) databases and simulators - all focused on modeling and quantifying the climate impacts of products/materials, processes and services. Please see descriptions of our current offerings below and let us know if you have any questions.

Tool/Database

Description

CarbonScopeDataTM

Comprehensive life-cycle inventory (LCI) database comprised of both process LCI (PLCI) and environmentally extended input-output LCI (EEIOLCI) data. The PLCI portion contains over 1600 materials, products and processes. The EEIOLCI portion contains data for 385 US goods and services. The database is free to browse.
We are working on an API to support app developers and will announce use models soon.

FoodCarbonScopeTM

Industry-leading food LCA tool capable of easily modeling full life cycles of food and agricutural products. Includes CarbonScopeData as the underlying LCI database. Available through subscription.
Commerical users: Contact us for pricing.  Academic/research/non-profit users: If you would like a free subscription, please email us from a university or non-profit email address and provide a brief description of you how you plan to use FoodCarbonScope.

FoodEmissions

Food carbon calculator appropriate for simplified LCAs of food supply chains. Based on a subset of CarbonScopeData. The tool is free to use.

ClimateSimTM

Fast and simple climate simulator. Allows users to model scenarios of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the current century and simulates the first-order response of the earth system. Perfect for getting a better understanding and working knowledge of the basics of climate science. Appropriate for high-school/undergraduate students, teachers, journalists and policymakers. The tool is free to use.