Carbon is essential to life on earth but, like anything, too much of a good thing can be harmful to your health and the planet’s.
We are on the road to environmental ruin unless we can quickly change directions. Do you know what kind of carbon footprint you’re leaving behind? We want to help you take decisive action. Do you know that Better World Club is the only American company offering roadside assistance that provides carbon offsets for its users? But what are carbon offsets? The infographic below explains what offsets are.
Did You Know… There’s no such thing as Clean Coal?
Coal is extracted via two methods: Underground mining uses heavy machinery to cut coal from deep underground deposits, while surface mining (also known as strip mining) removes entire layers of soil and rock to access coal deposits below. Strip mining accounts for about two-thirds of coal sourced in the United States. Although both forms of mining are detrimental to the environment, strip mining is particularly destructive, uprooting, and polluting entire ecosystems.