Thursday, September 24, 2009

Their motto is 'Reduce what you can, offset what you can't!'

What They Do: supports renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects globally that reduce carbon dioxide emissions and the threat of climate change. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

How It Works:

We are all responsible for climate change and we all must be part of the solution. makes it simple for anyone, or any organization, to reduce and offset their carbon emissions.

A carbon offset represents a reduction in emissions somewhere else - like a renewable energy or a reforestation project - to balance out the emissions you cannot reduce.

Two Ways You Can Help:
1. Calculate Your Carbon Emissions and Contribute
Use the Carbon Calculator to figure out your carbon footprint or choose from one of their preset options. If you don’t see what you need, or have a special carbon footprint in mind (an organization, business, event), contact for more information. Contributions are tax-deductible. Calculate your footprint now>>

2. Become carbon neutral
A carbon offset represents a reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) somewhere else, like a wind farm in Texas or a reforestation project in Nicaragua, to balance out the emissions you cannot reduce. By becoming carbon neutral today you are supporting clean technology and reduction projects that drive investment and innovation, and hasten our market transformation to a low carbon future.

Ready More:
Read more about Projects and Standards.

What We Love:
There is even a way to offset your next event. Whether it be a wedding, tailgate, birthday, grand opening, or some other celebration, takes many aspects into consideration including: the number of guests and how they get to your event, the number of hotel nights used, and the food consumed. Check it out HERE by clicking on the last option, "Event/Wedding."

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