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Lightening Your Conference
Carbon Footprint       

If you are concerned about the addition of an airline flight, or auto travel, to your carbon footprint, or would simply like to learn more about the carbon footprint left by your particular living situation and activities, and how you can lighten your footprint,

   Go to, Click on "Calculate your carbon emissions."

You can purchase your carbon credits for a nominal amount.  (New York to San Luis Obispo, for instance, is currently $15). You can also learn about carbon credits and climate change.


LiveNeutral is a grassroots, nonprofit organization that enables people like you to act today to stop global warming. Founded in the summer of 2005 at the San Francisco-based Presidio School of Management, LiveNeutral is now an independent 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.

When you join LiveNeutral, you join a collaborative, nationwide effort. Hereís what makes us unique:

Education: LiveNeutral is one of the only organizations in itís industry focusing on outreach and education in addition to providing offset services. We teach you everything you need to know about climate change and we show you ways to reduce your own carbon footprint.

Collaboration: Through its membership in the Chicago Climate Exchange, LiveNeutral allows you to collaborate with large corporations, educational institutions, and municipalities to stop global warming. In other words, you offset your own carbon emissions by stimulating companies to reduce theirs.

: Global warming is happening now. So, it follows that stopping global warming means acting now. Maybe youíve done all you can to reduce your own emissions. When you offset the remainder through LiveNeutral, youíre also sending a message that climate change and renewable energy matter to you.

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