start of 2007 has seen a flurry of news on climate change. The leading international network of
climatologists recently concluded that global warming is "unequivocal" and that
human activity is the main driver of temperature increases since 1950 (NY
Times, 2/2/07). The upside is a new wave
of enthusiasm for addressing the threats.
"Carbon Neutral," for instance, was Oxford's word of the year and the term climate change even found its way into the State of the Union address! We hope you'll read on to find a few more
ways to partner with TheGreenOffice.com and lighten your footprint on our
|Carbon Offsets Coming Soon!
all the recent media buzz inspired you to do more for the Earth? Beginning in March, TheGreenOffice.com will
offer an easy way to calculate and offset the carbon emissions associated with
your workplace. Carbon offsetting is the
act of neutralizing CO2 emissions by purchasing the rights to
emission reductions created elsewhere, often, though not exclusively, through
the generation of clean, renewable energy.
Our certified, top-quality offsets contribute to real emission
reductions that otherwise would not have occurred without your investment. Watch for our big launch in the coming weeks!
offsetting is the third and final step in office greening. Step one is to reduce your energy and
resource consumption (for guidance, we
offer online resources through our Greening Guide, including access to our
network of sustainability consultants). Step two is to buy green. As you well know, TheGreenOffice.com offers
thousands of products designed to lighten your ecological footprint. And now in March, you'll be able to take that
third step, neutralizing the impact of all the carbon emissions you just can't