Even if you make eco-vehicle choices and implement eco-driving strategies to reduce the transportation component of your carbon footprint, chances are your daily activities will still produce a sizeable amount of greenhouse gas. So what can you do?
Buying carbon offsets is one option. These offsets represent a reduction in greenhouse gas achieved through investment in renewable energy projects like solar panels, hydro-electricity, tree planting and others. One carbon offset means that one less tonne of carbon dioxide will be released into the atmosphere than there otherwise would have been.
Here's an example of how carbon offsets work:
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