On May 16-17 2008, five climbers, Laura Rapp, Radmila Jaksic, Zoran Vasic, Goran Rokolj and Vince Poulin, will depart Vancouver, British Columbia, in an attempt to reach the summit of North America’s highest mountain – Denali. If successful the team will be the first team to summit the peak with a carbon neutral footprint.
The expedition is supported by Green Printer and other companies who share similar environmental concerns. Their climb is being made carbon neutral using EcoNeutral tm Carbon Offsets by Ecosystem Restoration Association Inc. To achieve a carbon neutral footprint the team is calculating its total carbon footprint, and “off-setting” that using ERA”s green solution.
ERA’s offsets are those produced by the carbon stored in trees grown on public lands and held in trust for future generations.
The Carbon Neutral aspect of Clean Energy Denali 2008 Team is a wake up call to us all, proving that with a little effort and help from each other we can all make contributions in the battle against global climate change.
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