Carbon Offsets To Alleviate Poverty (COTAP) specializes in connecting your carbon footprint with certified forestry projects in least-developed countries which create life-changing income for smallholder farmers who live on less than $2 per day.
DrupalCon Austin 2014 & COTAPPut simply, COTAP empowers DrupalCon Austin 2014 attendees to align their emissions with a poverty alleviation mission. Air travel carbon dioxide emissions are not only an unavoidable aspect of virtually all conferences, but also one of their biggest environmental impacts. Through COTAP, you can offset your DrupalCon Austin conference emissions in a unique and meaningful way: by supporting certified forestry projects which benefit the world's poorest people.
How much does it cost?COTAP's current average price is USD $9.90 per tonne, and flights offset through this page are allocated evenly to COTAP's 4 projects in Malawi, Nicaragua, Uganda, and Mozambique. Per our methodology for flights, the available options are:
- $5.35 for Short roundtrips. .54 tonnes CO2. 1,000 miles / 2 hours roundtrip. Example - New Orleans to Austin.
- $6.34 for Medium roundtrips. .64 tonnes CO2. 2,000 miles / 4 hours roundtrip. Example - Denver to Austin.
- $19.99 for Long roundtrips. 2.02 tonnes CO2. 5,500 miles / 9 hours roundtrip. Example - Seattle to Austin.
- $36.43 for Extended/international roundtrips. 3.68 tonnes CO2. 10,000+ miles / 15+ hours roundtrip. Example - Dublin, Ireland to Austin.