Rio de Janeiro: What you can do

September 12, 2011 | 12:00 am |

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is one of the featured locations in 24 Hours of Reality.
Once you learn how the reality of climate change is impacting Rio, here’s how you can help.

The Climate Reality Project has partnered with Brazil’s Iniciativa Verde (Green Initiative), an organization dedicated to combating global warming. Its program actions range from offsetting greenhouse gas emissions, to restoring Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, to providing quality environmental education.

Iniciativa Verde has created a custom carbon calculator for participants in 24 Hours of Reality. Click here to calculate your carbon footprint today. You can even purchase carbon offsets that will support Iniciativa Verde’s reforestation projects to help take carbon out of the atmosphere.