Another important issue to think about when travelling is carbon off-set schemes. We know that it can get confusing when choosing a provider. – The Uniting Church is looking at developing a carbon off-set scheme that will raise appropriate funds for destination communities. Details of any progress on that front will be made available through this website.
In the interim the following links provide helpful tips if you’re thinking about buying carbon offsets. Carbon Neutral has a carbon calculator service where you can enter your trip details and find out how much carbon you will be emitting into the atmosphere. Click here to check it out.
After you’ve calculated you carbon emissions head to CHOICE – Carbon Offsets Compared for more explanations and tips about emissions and offsets.