There is something we can do. Did you know, there are big energy projects dedicated to removing or preventing Greenhouse Gasses from reaching the atmosphere?
We can help the planet by supporting these projects that take Greenhouse Gasses out of the atmosphere! These projects issue credits called “offsets”. If we could offset all of our emissions, humans could stop and even reverse climate change.
Today, we can buy Carbon Offsets to balance the effect of our own carbon footprint. It’s like buying stock in the well being of the earth.
We depend on our earth, our earth is depending on us.
In the worldwide market, a carbon credit must be purchased to allow a company to produce and release one ton of carbon into the atmosphere.
If you purchase the carbon credit, the offset will retire one ton of carbon credit. This means it is no longer valid for trading on the world’s carbon market and cannot be used to generate more greenhouse gas.
With this purchase, you will be retiring one Gold Standard carbon credit.
The Gold Standard, or Gold Standard for the Global Goals, is a standard and logo certification mark program for non-governmental emission reductions projects in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), the Voluntary Carbon Market and other climate and development interventions. It is published and administered by the Gold Standard Foundation, a non-profit foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It was designed with an intent to ensure that carbon credits are real and verifiable and that projects make measurable contributions to sustainable development. Its objective is to add branding, with a quality label, to Carbon Credits generated by projects which can then be bought and traded by countries that have a binding legal commitment according to the Kyoto Protocol, businesses or other organizations for carbon offsetting purposes.