Did you know that aircraft contribute 12 percent of U.S. transportation emissions, and three percent of the nation’s total greenhouse gas production? If the global commercial aviation industry were considered a country, total CO2 emissions would place the industry sixth – between Germany and Japan – in rankings for overall emissions.
Contributing towards your air travel balances this impact. When you enter your flight miles in the calculator and make a donation to ERC, the funds are used to reduce carbon entering the atmosphere from homes in Colorado through energy-efficiency improvements. Read how we do that here.