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AFFORDABLE OFFSETTING
WE HAVE UNTIL 2030 (11 YRS)TO LIMIT CLIMATE CHANGE TO A SUSTAINABLE 1.5c, ACCORDING TO THE IPCC 2018 REPORT.

 

 

 

 

WE PLANT 'WILD WOODS' IN SPECTACULAR LOCATIONS TO CLEANSE THE AIR AND COOL THE PLANET ON BEHALF OF OUR COMPANY PARTNERS

OFFERING AFFORDABILITY, ROBUST VARIFICATION, HIGH VALUE CLIMATE & CONSERVATION OUTPUTS, MAJOR COMMS/PR SUPPORT AND LOW RISK 
PROJECT DRAW DOWN & REFORESTATION

Reforestation

Only reforestation draws down additional carbon from the atmosphere.  Whereas renewables and tropical forest protection prevent additional carbon from entering the atmosphere.

'Draw Down' is the term used for the point in time when more carbon will be removed from the atmosphere than emitted into it each year.

'Project Draw Down' is an international movement, backed by the IPCC: drawdown.org

UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Sustainable Development

The work of Highland Carbon supports three United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:

  • Climate Change

  • Life on Land

  • Life in the Seas

 

"Forests and trees make vital contributions to both people and the planet, bolstering livelihoods, providing clear air and water, conserving biodiversity and responding to climate change."

United Nations, State of the World's Forests Report, 2018

FINDINGS OF IPCC REPORT, OCTOBER 2018

Implementing the Paris Agreement

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the official scientific panel that is allied to the Paris Climate Agreement. 

 

Their report released during October 2018 was compiled by 91 scientists from 40 countries.  It included over 6,000 references to scientific research.  The report was reviewed by thousands of scientists before publication.

The report stated that we are already experiencing the effects of a 1C increase in warming including more extreme weather, loss of Arctic ice and rising sea levels.  It concluded that we have twelve years to limit warming to 1.5C.  So doing would require "rapid, far reaching changes in all aspects of society."