Take Action

Join a growing movement of people taking action to prevent Climate Change… below are a few easy things you can to to reduce your carbon footprint… If we would all do just a few of the things on this list, Africa would be saved from Climate Change.


 

Energy


  1. Invest in solar-panels, either on your roof or portable ones. You can get yourself off the grid and fully self-sufficient for under 20,000 USD, including battery storage.
  2. Replace traditional incandescent with LED lights, which use up to 80% less energy and last longer.
  3. Remove adapters from the power source when you are not using them.
  4. Use cold water to wash your hands and clothes.
  5. When you’re at home, lower the thermostat by 2 ºC in winter and raise it in summer.

 

Beef is Bad


Stop eating beef more than once a week. Livestock are responsible for 18 per cent of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming, more than cars, planes and all other forms of transport put together. 


 

Bottled Water


Reduce bottled water consumption. The production of the recyclable plastic bottles the water comes in requires 17 million barrels of oil to make. That’s enough oil to fuel more than 1 million U.S. cars per year. It also takes water to bottle water, requiring manufacturers to use about 3 liters of water for every liter of bottled water produced. More so, once the bottles are manufactured they need to be distributed, and doing so contributes to burning more fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emission cost. Check out the Pacific Institute for more fact on bottled water.


 

Travel


  1. Need a new car? Consider an electric, hybrid, or super fuel-efficient and save money on gas while helping the environment.
  2. Maximize your fuel efficiency when driving; keep tires inflated, avoid speeding and keep your trunk free of excess weight.
  3. Share vehicles; go carpooling or even better: use public transport.
  4. Only a short distance to cover? Go walking or take the bike and stay fit at the same time!

 

Carbon Tax


Climate experts say the only way to really prevent climate change in the long term is to impose a Carbon Tax. A Carbon Tax is a fee you pay for every tonne of carbon dioxide you emit into the atmosphere, that’s used by projects around the world to absorb the same. Because oceans and forests are the biggest CO2 absorbers on the planet, the money from your Carbon Tax goes to initiatives that aim to protect these. We use a combination of Carbo Tax and Stand for Trees, which gives us the opportunity to help preserve the rainforests in Africa specifically.

Why don’t you calculate your own CO2 footprint and clear your conscience by neutralizing it today?

   Carbo Tax.   Stand for Trees