Have you ever wondered what your family’s carbon footprint is? Well, there’s a website for that! Click here to find out yours: Your Carbon Footprint.
If you are disconcerted about your carbon footprint, you can make conscious changes. In addition to (but not instead of) making lifestyle changes, the Presbyterian Church (USA) has a carbon-offset fund: PC(USA) Carbon Offset Fund. PC(USA) has partnered with global organizations that have established and productive tree-planting projects. Consider donating whenever you take a flight.
The fact is that we make choices every day that impact Climate Change. We make the most significantly positive impact when we are thoughtful. Thoughtful about our consumption, thoughtful about what we discard, and thoughtful about how we can continue to tweak our lifestyle to lighten our footprint on this beautiful, irreplaceable Mother Earth.