SOURCE: Save The Planet and Win

December 23, 2008 13:17 ET

Give a Gift That Makes a Difference This Year With Online Carbon Offset Cards From Save the Planet and Win

Forget Coal in the Stocking -- Fight Global Warming This Holiday Season

BERKELEY, CA--(Marketwire - December 23, 2008) - Still have holiday shopping left on your list? Make a real difference this year with carbon offset gift cards from Save the Planet and Win. Sending carbon offset cards is easy, takes only a few seconds, and nothing shows you care more than a healthier planet and cleaner world for us all.

All money goes to accredited green projects that neutralize carbon emissions -- from reforestation projects to building clean wind turbines. Save the Planet and Win offset cards have a $10 value that will eliminate different amounts of carbon dioxide emissions depending on the green project selected as the offset source. You can choose between several different card designs, including a Christmas version. Simply write your own personal message to each recipient. And, don't worry, you can feel good about yourself, since Save the Planet online gift cards are 100% tree free!

By giving out carbon offset gift cards, you are not only neutralizing carbon emissions, you're also helping spread environmental awareness and recruiting friends, family, and colleagues to help join your fight against the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced -- global warming. Your recipients can log on to Save the Planet and Win to calculate their own carbon footprint, read about sustainable solutions and everyday green tips, and join your Carbon Collective network.

And there are more reasons to feel good. Purchasing gift cards automatically enters you into Save the Planet's Weekly Clean Sweepstakes and you'll receive free bonus clicks to help you further reduce your carbon footprint and help your favorite charitable cause.

Save the Planet and Win is the first Voluntary Personal Carbon Registry (VPCR) in the United States. Members can calculate, monitor, and reduce their footprint by participating in free green and social marketing promotions. And Save the Planet and Win's Carbon Collective lets friends, family, and co-workers join up and track the total carbon reductions achieved by their group.

Global warming is real and we all must be part of the solution. Average temperatures have climbed 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (0.8 degrees Celsius) around the world since 1880 (according to NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies). The impact of this climate change is severe -- from rising sea levels and flooding, to desertification and drought, increased storm activity, and a rise in malaria and other diseases. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded that we have to cut our greenhouse emissions by 85% by the year 2050 in order to stabilize the earth's atmosphere and avoid the worst impacts of global warming.

Do your part today and visit www.savetheplanetandwin.com to send carbon offset gift cards to everyone on your holiday list. You'll be inspiring others to save the planet this holiday season, and will become more inspired yourself.

About Save the Planet and Win

Reducing carbon emissions is serious stuff, but it doesn't mean you can't have fun doing it. Save the Planet and Win is committed to finding fun and creative ways to increase environmental awareness and reduce carbon emissions. They're the first carbon offset group that goes full circle for consumers -- do something small for the earth, help on a global scale, and get something back in return. At Save the Planet and Win, it's about being earth friendly, while being consumer-friendly as well. For more information, visit www.savetheplanetandwin.com.

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