Climate Positive Design is a collaborative initiative founded by landscape architect Pamela Conrad. The initiative includes the Pathfinder tool, a carbon calculator designed to improve the carbon footprint of site and landscape design by educating professionals about the carbon footprint of their work.
- The free Pathfinder tool allows the user to estimate the carbon footprint and time to carbon neutral for landscape projects based on site design and management. It may be used for projects in the design phase or already completed projects. If used in the design phase, the results can be used to inform design improvements which will reduce the carbon footprint and improve sequestration prior to construction.