Flying is extremely carbon intensive. Now, by way of SACE’s new partnership with Jet-Set Offset, you may make an computerized contribution to SACE while you fly to assist our advocacy to make sure a clear, protected, wholesome future.
Kyle James | September 24, 2019
Carbon emissions from jet-gas have been rising 5% per yr, and final yr, Americans flew a file excessive 1.5 trillion miles.
Transportation has surpassed the energy sector and is now the most carbon intensive sector in our economy; and SACE is working diligently all through our area to impress the transportation sector by advancing the deployment of electrical automobiles and to ensure we’re including renewable energy to the grid to power them. At the identical time, we acknowledge the necessity to handle one other facet of the transportation sector: Air travel.
Flying is extremely carbon intensive. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, one spherical-journey flight from Washington, D.C. to Bejing emits extra CO2 per passenger than the typical automotive within the United States does in an whole yr.
At present charges of passenger flight progress, air travel may account for over 25% of world carbon emissions by 2050. Of course, reducing or avoiding flying is without doubt one of the handiest steps we will take as people to fight climate change. Flying much less is finest, nevertheless it’s not practical to at all times keep grounded.
Now, by way of our new partnership with Jet-Set Offset, you may make an computerized contribution to SACE while you fly to assist our advocacy to make sure a clear, protected, wholesome future.
What is Jet-Set Offset?
Jet-Set Offset is a New England-based initiative based in 2018 that gives a platform for people to mitigate the influence of carbon emissions from flying by contributing to non-revenue organizations working to cut back carbon emissions in different methods. Sign up with Jet-Set Offset and mechanically donate 1 cent for each mile you fly.
How it Works
Visit Jet-Set Offset to signal-up utilizing your e-mail. Select Southern Alliance for Clean Energy as your favourite environmental trigger, and you’re on your option to placing your carbon offsets on autopilot!
Each time you e-book a flight, Jet-Set Offset mechanically calculates the air mileage traveled, and our group receives your donation of 1 cent per mile. For a spherical-journey flight from Boston to Los Angeles, your donation of $52.22 offsets the 5,222 miles you flew, permitting SACE to fight climate change by way of our native and regional advocacy. And as a result of we obtain your donation straight, it’s 100% tax-deductible.
Why 1 Cent per Mile?
1 cent per mile is a mean estimate of the fee to offset carbon emissions from particular person air travel primarily based on a number of carbon calculators. While this may occasionally not make your flight utterly carbon impartial, every donation provides up and makes a tangible distinction.
Air travel is without doubt one of the largest contributors of carbon emissions within the United States and world wide. Luckily, there’s one thing you are able to do about it.
Please attain out to our Development and Outreach Manager, Kyle James, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions in regards to the partnership!