There's a new decoration on green carpet if you haven't yet noticed. A Badge. The one on the right side that says "My blog fights climate change!" And it actually does! Isn't that really 'cool'?
The whole idea is from 350.org and to be more precise- from here.
On their website they explain:
"350 is the most important number in the world—it's what scientists say is the safe upper limit for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere." so they made a promisse that for every blogger adding the Badge to the blog, they would donate the 350 ponds of carbon in bloggers name. Well, they reched their goal of 350 bloggers in under a month, so they decided to keep the 350 Challenge open indefinitely.
"Now over 3,900 bloggers are participating. To join in, post the badge to your site, let us know, and we'll offset 350 pounds of carbon in your name. That's like flicking off 100 lightbulbs for a day. Or going two full weeks without your car!" They invite you to the website.
Because when I added the Badge on green carpet, I received a thank you note, saying that:
"By displaying our badge, your blog will help us offset 122,500 lbs of CO2 -- that's like turning off 38,000 light bulbs for a day! With your support, we're putting more clean energy on the national energy grid, and together, we can help fight global warming, one blog at a time."
So yeah- they're very cool!!!
P.S.- and I don't care that their donation will go to American renewable resources instead of where I live. We still live on the same planet, and we should take care of it together. Climate Change is not local, it's everyone's business!
If you want to add the badge- go here!