Why this Matters
For My Organization
The production of greenhouse gases contributes to global warming. By changing organizational behavior or purchasing offsets, an organization can protect the environment and health of its community. It is also often illegal to produce gases over a certain amount, so for compliance reasons, companies will purchase carbon offsets to avoid fines.
For New Orleans
New Orleans is among the top 10 cities most likely to experience severe early effects of climate change caused by global warming; reducing carbon emissions that contribute to global warming helps to preserve New Orleans.