For three weeks at the end of February and in early March 2018, to coincide with the first rainy season of the year, Ian Elgie together with Christina Elgie, visited Uganda to supervise the new Mvule tree planting programme. Continue reading “The Uganda Mvule tree planting programme”
Support our Carbon offset scheme by paying for a tree to be planted in Uganda at just 20p. But why Uganda?
In the UK our carbon footprint is immensely higher than that of the average Ugandan – so we believe we have an ethical responsibility to pay for our pollution and to compensate those communities who are less polluting. Often the less polluting countries will suffer as much or even more than we do from the consequences of climate change. We have one global atmosphere, so what we do in the UK matters elsewhere. Globally we are all responsible for climate change – but to different degrees, and the rich countries who tend to pollute the most are in a privileged position to do more about it. For even more reasons to plant trees in Uganda see our scheme in detail co2-scheme-una-may-2016.
Climate change has always happened but in recent years man-made climate change has come into the equation. We are seeing global warming rapidly approaching a level that would be a severe threat towards our survival. And yet still our lives are hugely dependent on the burning of fossil fuels, releasing CO2 into the atmosphere and adding to global warming. Continue reading “The UNA Eastbourne carbon offset and carbon reduction schemes”