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Compensate The Climate

April 14, 2009

Your holiday will cause damage to the environment, especially if you fly.  A new tool by Climate Care helps you calculate the cost of compensating the climate by suggesting a price you should pay to projects that will reverse the impact you will cause in terms of carbon emissions. Such a scheme is called “carbon offsetting” and is practiced by many responsible businesses.  Now you can be a responsible individual and practice responsible tourism.

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The offset for the the carbon emissions produced during a return flight from the UK to Rio de Janeiro would cost £23.13.  This is a small increase of the cost of your flight and well worth paying to know that you will reduce the negative impact on the beauty that you will find in Brazil.

Visit Climate Care to use the calculator.

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