Earth Deeds Earth Day Update

Dear Earth Deeds Supporters,

Happy Earth Day!  Today, may we renew our commitment to live in harmony with each other and our planet!  Earth Deeds is proud to help users meaningfully account for their unavoidable impacts and support local solutions to global warming.

If you would like to pay forward your carbon footprint — say from the “Earth Month” of April, the year-to-date, or a recent vacation — and support some really cool projects, please check out C3’s Boulder Earth Week Team to measure your emissions and support an organization working for a more sustainable Boulder and a healthy planet!

In other news…

Individual Onsetting: You can now onset your individual emissions from our home page.  Just click “Onset Now” in the menu or the “Onset” button in the middle of the page to be taken to a calculator where you can measure emissions (from your daily commute, flights, etc.) and choose among five projects to support (with more coming!).  Contact us if you would like to track your emissions over time.

Coming Web Updates:  We have a lot of changes in the pipeline including a new Search Page, which will allow users to filter projects within 18 categories, a new calculator, and the ability to contribute time in lieu of money to account for one’s emissions.  Stay tuned!

Team Spotlight – AASHE: We are excited that the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) will invite over 2,000 conference attendees to onset their travel and support Civic Works Baltimore Center for Green Careers.  Feel free to contribute to them as well!

Blog Spotlight: It is clear we need to move beyond “changing lightbulbs” and start changing the systems and policies that created global warming in the first place.  To learn more, check out Clara Fang’s blog post on how higher education can be stronger advocates for climate action.

Enjoy the warmer weather everyone, but let’s keep it livable by supporting sustainability and resiliency projects in communities that matter to us!

In community,
– Daniel

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