Beyond Carbon Offsetting
AND WHAT DOES 1 TONNE OF CO2 EQUAL?
Paris - Marseille by high-speed (215,750 km)
Paris - Berlin by airplane (economy class)
BEYOND LOWERING CO2 EMISSIONS
The purchase of 10 carbon credits represents:
The installation or maintenance of 1* improved cookstove.
5* community members benefited, 2* of which are children.
7.3* tonnes of firewood saved.
Additionally, installing or maintaining 1 improved cookstove helps families save on average $8.14 USD on fuel a month and having to collect less firewood saves them 63.22 hours a year.
*An improved cookstove lasts up to 5 years
**These averages are taken from the last verification period (2015-2017) of the Qori Q’oncha programme.
WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?
After your contribution through the purchase of carbon credits, what happens to your money, and how does it make a difference?
Your contribution will help fund energy efficiency projects that avoid the emission of CO2 and other greenhouse gases.