We believe in conservation, not only because it protects our ecosystems but also because it protects us. We all are responsible for climate change and we all must be part of the solution. After all, we simply can't live without a healthy environment. We gathered a few resources below to help us all offset our CO2 emissions and to learn how to minimize our environmental impact.
Most of us enjoy getting outdoors with our vehicles. Tread lightly principles, reducing and offsetting our vehicles' carbon footprint is our responsibility. You can easily help offset your vehicle's CO2 emissions here. Vehicle Carbon Offset
Deforestation is responsible for about 11% of climate change. Protecting forests is a critical solution. Planting trees absorbs carbon dioxide, improves air and soil quality, preserves biodiversity, improves habitats and creates jobs. Plant Trees on Your Behalf
Conserving and balancing water use is critical to fighting climate change and preserving our planet’s water supplies. Support water conservation projects by reducing and balancing your individual or corporate water footprint. BEF Water Restoration Certificates
Donate To These Organizations
These are some safe and straight forward platforms to donate to legitimate environmental organizations.
Carbon Footprint Calculators
Use theses tools to help you calculate your carbon footprint. It's a good way to start so you can reduce and offset your CO2 emissions.
Environmental Sustainability refers to the capacity for the biosphere and human civilization to coexist. Achieving sustainability will enable the Earth to continue supporting life.
Renewable energy is critical to our fight against climate change. Experts agree we need a substantial reduction in CO2 over the next 40-50 years, meaning renewable energy must replace fossil fuels now.
Energy efficiency projects reduce the need to produce more energy now. Usually the most cost-effective ways to reduce carbon emissions, investing in energy efficiency is key to fighting climate change.
Reforestation and Forest Preservation
Reforestation/forest preservation carbon offset projects sequester CO2 emissions from the atmosphere in trees and soil and have many co-benefits for communities and local wildlife.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Learn how reducing, reusing, and recycling can help you, your community, and the environment by saving money, energy, and natural resources. Recycling programs are managed at the state and local level—find information on recycling in your community.
These organizations provide a wealth of information on environmental issues.