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Not All Carbon Offsets are Equal

Posted on 3/5/2018 by in carbon offsets carbon reduction fund carbon reductions chesapeake bay foundation

Those of us in the carbon offset market like to drive home the point that eliminating your carbon footprint is as simple as purchasing carbon offsets for every metric ton (tonne) of carbon emitted as a result of one’s carbon footprint on Earth. We often say, since carbon in the atmosphere is a global issue it doesn’t really matter where that carbon offset comes from. If you put a tonne of carbon in the atmosphere in Indiana, carbon offsetting allows you to neutralize that impact with a tonne of carbon offsets from a carbon reduction project in Africa.

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Washington Gas Energy Services and Sterling Planet Present $132k to Chesapeake Bay Foundation at Annual Tree Planting

Posted on 4/20/2013 by in partnerships carbon reduction fund

WASHINGTON & HERNDON, Va. & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), Washington Gas Energy Services (WGES) and Sterling Planet will celebrate and strengthen the organizations’ unique partnership today with an annual tree planting, held this year in Union Bridge, Md. A combined contribution of $132,000 will be presented to the CBF-directed Carbon Reduction Fund, with $88,000 donated by WGES and $44,000 by Sterling Planet. Since its launch in 2010, the partnership has provided the Carbon Reduction Fund more than $400,000 in total contributions.

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