The smart way to offset your footprint. Together we force European industries to reduce their CO₂ emissions.

6258

tons CO2 taken off the market

about 2 hours ago Thomas Winter took 12,00 tons off the market
about 5 hours ago Eugenia Albano took 1,00 tons off the market
about 20 hours ago Anonym took 0,77 tons off the market
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How it works:





The problem:

The EU issues nearly two billion emission allowances to companies each year. Each allowance entitles the holder to emit one ton of CO2. However, the number of these allowances is far too high and their price far too low to encourage the use of low-emission technologies. If this continues, we Europeans will never reach our climate targets!

Our method:

Together we buy CO2 emission allowances, making them unavailable to the major European polluters, thus forcing a reduction of emissions within Europe. Each emission permit held by Compensators means one ton of CO2 less in the atmosphere! The scarcity of emission allowances leads to price increases, which in turn make low-emission technologies more competitive.

Your contribution:

We can only withdraw large quantities of CO2 allowances from circulation if we work together. Compensate your footprint, become a Compensators member, donate to us, or talk about us! We are 100% run by volunteers and turn your donation into a political statement! In the end, politicians will have to massively reduce the number of emission allowances issued annually. That is what we are all working for, and we are happy to have you with us.

News

Compensators mitigates 5,630 tons of
CO₂ within 12 months

28 September 2021

When we are asked what a small organization like Compensators can actually do, we always stress that every ton of CO2 that you decomission with Compensators is a ton that never enters the atmosphere. At […]

Annual report 2020

4 May 2021

We are currently witnessing groundbreaking decisions: The EU has tightened its climate targets and the German Constitutional Court is ordering the German government to make improvements to the Climate Protection Act. There is no doubt […]

What you pay for when you
buy a CO₂ allowance with Compensators

19 March 2021

Every now and then, we get the question how the price you end up paying to withdraw an allowance from the market comes about. And why does it keep changing at times?  Compensators buys a […]