Try Carbon API

Try Carbon API

All in one API to calculate your carbon footprint.

API description

CarbonAPI can assist you in calculating your carbon footprint as a result of your emission-producing activities. Our API's goal is to contribute to the fight against climate change.

It’s a simple and cost-effective way to meet your environmental reporting requirements. It may make it easier to track and measure your efforts to minimize emissions. Additionally, because alternative energy sources are less expensive, your company will last longer and you will be able to market it as ecologically friendly.

When it comes to protecting the environment, calculating one’s impact on the planet is a fantastic place to start. It focuses on taking assertive work performed to decrease the effects of climate change. It will also depict you as a forward-thinking firm willing to share your ideas with the rest of the globe.

With CarbonAPI you can calculate the energy in kWh, flight is calculated from distance and transport is measured by weight tonnes or kilograms and the distance in kilometres or miles. To measure your car footprint, you need to enter the distance driven in the previous 12 months if you're measuring your carbon footprint over a year.

Apart from that, flight emissions can also be calculated. First, the distances between the selected airports are estimated using the larger circle approach. The appropriate emissions factor for the kind of flight (UK domestic, short haul, or long haul) and the class of seat taken is then multiplied by this (e.g. economy class, business class etc.). Distance uplift to compensate for planes not flying the most direct route, such as flying around foreign airspace, stacking, and so on, is one of the emissions considerations.

Different emission factors are calculated based on the relative area of the aircraft occupied by different seating classes; for example, a first class seat would occupy a larger area per passenger than an economy class equivalent, and thus account for a larger percentage of the overall plane's emission.

 

Examples:

  • Air Quality Health Index:

Request: POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/carbon+api/2/air+quality+health+index

Response

{

  "carbon": "3 kg co2",

  "success": true

}

 

  • Traditional Energy:

Request: POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/carbon+api/16/traditional+energy

Response:

{

  "carbon": "1839.6 kg co2",

  "success": true

}

 

  • Clean Energy:

Request: POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/carbon+api/17/clean+energy

Response:

{

  "carbon": "6.4 kg co2",

  "success": true

}

 

  • Fuel To CO2e:

Request: POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/carbon+api/18/fuel+to+co2e

Response:

{

  "carbon": "2310 kg co2",

  "success": true

}

 

  • Car Travel:

Request: POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/carbon+api/19/car+travel

Response:

{

  "carbon": "248.1 kg co2",

  "success": true

}

 

  • Flight:

Request: POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/carbon+api/20/flight

Response:

{

  "carbon": "402.48 kg co2",

  "success": true

}

 

  • Motorbike:

Request: POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/carbon+api/21/motorbike

Response:

{

  "carbon": "104.82 kg co2",

  "success": true

}

 

  • Public Transit 

Request: POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/carbon+api/22/public+transit

Response:

{

  "carbon": "149.86 kg co2",

  "success": true

}

 

Documentation

Endpoints


Air Quality Health Index

Return the official air quality health index (1 to 10) bases on key parameters.The national AQHI is based on three-hour average concentrations of ground-level ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and fine particulate matter (PM2.5). O3 and NO2 are measured in parts per billion (ppb) while PM2.5 is measured in micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3).



                                                        
POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/try+carbon+api/2/air+quality+health+index
                                                        
                                                    
Air Quality Health Index - Endpoint Features
Object Description
o3 [Required] The ground-level ozone (O3) in parts per billion (ppb).
no2 [Required] The nitrogen dioxide (NO2), in parts per billion (ppb).
pm [Required] The fine particulate matter (PM2.5), PM2.5 is * measured in micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3).

Traditional Energy

Calculate CO2e from the use of traditional energy provider.



                                                        
POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/try+carbon+api/16/traditional+energy
                                                        
                                                    
Traditional Energy - Endpoint Features
Object Description
consumption [Required] The KWH usage.
location [Required] The country or continent providing the energy (USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Africa, LatinAmerica, MiddleEast, OtherCountry).

Clean Energy

Return the CO2e in Kg from the consumption of clean energy.



                                                        
POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/try+carbon+api/17/clean+energy
                                                        
                                                    
Clean Energy - Endpoint Features
Object Description
energy [Required] The source of the clean energy (Solar, Wind, HydroElectric, Biomass, Geothermal, Tidal, OtherCleanEnergy).
consumption [Required] The amount of energy consumed in KWH.

Fuel To CO2e

Transform liters of Diesel, Petrol or LPG into CO2 Equivalent in Kg.



                                                        
POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/try+carbon+api/18/fuel+to+co2e
                                                        
                                                    
Fuel To CO2e - Endpoint Features
Object Description
type [Required] The type can be Petrol, Diesel, LPG.
litres [Required] The number of litres to calculate from.

Car Travel

Returns the CO2e in Kg from a travel by car.



                                                        
POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/try+carbon+api/19/car+travel
                                                        
                                                    
Car Travel - Endpoint Features
Object Description
distance [Required] The distance in KM.
vehicle [Required] The type of car (SmallDieselCar, MediumDieselCar, LargeDieselCar, MediumHybridCar, LargeHybridCar, MediumLPGCar, LargeLPGCar, MediumCNGCar, LargeCNGCar, SmallPetrolVan, LargePetrolVan, SmallDielselVan, MediumDielselVan, LargeDielselVan, LPGVan, CNGVan, SmallPetrolCar, MediumPetrolCar, LargePetrolCar).

Flight

Calculate CO2e in Kg from a travel by air.



                                                        
POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/try+carbon+api/20/flight
                                                        
                                                    
Flight - Endpoint Features
Object Description
distance [Required] The flight distance in KM.
type [Required] The type of flight (DomesticFlight, ShortEconomyClassFlight, ShortBusinessClassFlight, LongEconomyClassFlight, LongPremiumClassFlight, LongBusinessClassFlight, LongFirstClassFlight).

MotorBike

Returns the CO2e in Kg from a motorbike travel.



                                                        
POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/try+carbon+api/21/motorbike
                                                        
                                                    
MotorBike - Endpoint Features
Object Description
distance [Required] The distance in KM.
type [Required] The type of motorbike (SmallMotorBike, MediumMotorBike, LargeMotorBike).

Public Transit

Return CO2e in Kg from the use of public transporation.



                                                        
POST http://zylalabs.com/api/2/try+carbon+api/22/public+transit
                                                        
                                                    
Public Transit - Endpoint Features
Object Description
distance [Required] The distance in KM.
type [Required] The type of transportation (Taxi, ClassicBus, EcoBus, Coach, NationalTrain, LightRail, Subway, FerryOnFoot, FerryInCar).

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Try Carbon API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.


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