The National Inventory of Greenhouse Gas emissions is used for country level reporting using IPCC approach.
The standard approach for footprinting is PAS 2050. The Carbon Trust provide verification of carbon footprint approaches.
Some of the most widely used carbon footprinting tools for farms and products in agriculture in the UK are:
- Cool Farm Tool
- Agrecalc by SRUC
- Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit
AHDB is developing the Environmental Benchmarking Calculation Engine (EBCE) to provide an approach to on-farm GHG calculations consistent with the UK GHG Inventory.
Other initiatives include SAI Benchmarking through the Farm Sustainability Assessment.