16 September 2013
An environmental miracle is happening in $7 increments.
Thanks to the ingenuity and ambition of the Marion Institute anyone can offset the greenhouse gases that their energy usage causes by buying carbon credits that cost $7 a ton. For each $7 payment from homeowners and businesses here on the SouthCoast and beyond, the Marion Institute is planting crops of young trees to rejuvenate a rainforest in Columbia. The renewed foliage turns atmospheric carbon dioxide back into oxygen through photosynthesis, helping to reset the balance that manmade climate change and deforestation has brought about.
Read more from South Coast Today here.