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After reducing your climate impact, offsetting is an effective way to reduce emissions globally and create sustainable development benefits for communities around the world. And why not aim high? Go Climate+ rather than simply carbon neutral and offset more than your footprint.

If you want to keep it simple, look at average monthly estimates* for countries around the world to help you set your Climate+ target: 
*(Data from World Bank estimates of CO2 emissions per capita

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1 tonne/month or less

Most of European countries, emerging economies and developing countries

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2 tonnes/month

Australia, Canada, Estonia, Luxembourg, United States + several oil exporting countries

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3 tonnes/month or more

Curacao, Kuwait, Qatar, Trinidad & Tobago

To find the details of your climate impact, use the footprint calculator from WWF UK. You can also learn more about the value of carbon credits and how Gold Standard tonnes are priced. And if you’re having trouble deciding on a project, you can now offset with a variety of projects through the Climate+ Portfolio.

  • Utsil Naj - healthy homes for Guatemala
    Addressing climate change whilst improving living conditions for the most vulnerable populations in Guatemala.
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  • Darfur Low-Smoke Stoves Project
    This clean cooking project in Darfur helps deliver health and economic benefits to households in the strife-torn region.
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    Kenya Biogas Programme
    Cooking on biogas is fast and smokeless, improving health among women + children. This project also improves crop yields + increases income.
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  • Ethiopian Forest Regeneration...
    The regeneration and new establishment of forests on Mount Damota contributes to a sustainable income for rural communities.
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  • Utsil Naj - healthy homes for all in...
    Addressing climate change in the “Dry Corridor” of Honduras by promoting community-based sustainable solutions.
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  • Cleaner, Safer Water in Cambodia
    Hydrologic’s purifiers have provided nearly two million Cambodians with safe drinking water–improving health and helping the environment.
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  • Myanmar Stoves Campaign
    Improving the lives of 140,000 people - saving much needed time + money, improving health and decreasing deforestation.
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    Solar Cooking for Refugee Families in...
    Bringing peace, safety, health and empowerment to thousands of refugee families from Darfur through the use of solar cookers.
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  • Cambodia National Biodigester Programme
    Using biogas to create an indigenous, sustainable source of energy in Cambodia – reducing emissions + improving agricultural yields
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  • Cleaner and Safer Stoves in Malawi
    Affordable and accessible energy that is encouraging school attendance for children in Malawi
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    More Efficient Cooking and Heating in...
    Using agricultural waste to heat and cook in the home, this project displaces the need for coal and helps people gain access to energy.
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    Safe Water Access in Rwanda
    This project rehabilitates broken boreholes providing families with clean drinking water, and removes the need to boil water to purify it.
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  • Utsil Naj - healthy homes for Mexico
    Addressing climate change whilst improving living conditions for the most vulnerable populations in Guatemala.
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    Qori Q’oncha - improved cookstoves...
    Qori Q’oncha - distributing lifesaving cookstoves to vulnerable families in the rural regions of Peru
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  • Improved cookstoves in Guinea
    These locally made cookstoves need less wood - saving time, money and the forests - and emit less smoke for better health
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    Cleaner Cook Stoves in Rwanda
    The project supplies locally made, improved cook stoves to families, so that they can cook with less fuel, effort and smoke in their homes.
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If you have an eligible Gold Standard project that you would like to include on this page, please read our Terms & Conditions>>, fill in this project profile template>> and provide it to Make An Impact>> along with at least three high-resolution images and your logo. If you would like to sell credits through our Project Marketplace, please email Make an Impact>> for more details.