Yale offsets emissions at COP16
The Mexican Government arranged offsetting the emissions derived from the COP16/CMP6 activities for all Government and UN Delegates, but not for Civil Society Organizations, as Yale University. Following with F&ES principles, and committed with sustainability, the Yale delegation to will offset it emissions trough a project in the Mexican State of Oaxaca, that
“promotes the sustainable management of natural resources, increasing biomass and forest coverage that will contribute to conservation, improvement and maintenance of biodiversity, promotion of biological corridors, soil conservation, increased water quantity and quality, and climate change mitigation.”
The offset include air transportation from New York City Airports, ground transportation and other activities while in Cancun.
More info about the project: http://pronatura.org.mx/Calculadora2010COP/archivos/SAO%20General.pdf