What is atmosfair?
Climate-friendly air travelatmosfair is a climate protection organisation with a focus on travel. We actively protect the climate by compensating greenhouse gases through the use of renewable energies, among other activities.
Climate protection: the inevitable great transformationWith our increasingly globalised society comes more mobility, both in business as well as in private life. With all of globalisation's advantages, its climate impact cannot be ignored: until the year 2100, Earth's atmosphere can only handle a limited amount of CO2. Since most modern means of transportation run on fossil fuels, further growth in mobility will quickly outstrip the bounds of climate compatibility.
Organisations like the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) have shown the urgent need to radically transform our entire society in order to protect the environment. Technological innovations, such as renewable energies, are a necessary component of this transformation, as is the more conscious use of natural resources. However, it is already clear that the process is transpiring too slowly, harming the environment and negatively impacting people the world over.
Emphasis on air travelatmosfair performs an important task in this transformation process. No technical solution for air travel, such as unproblematic biofuels or a zero-emissions plane, exists as yet. Someday, there will be a renewable option for the air travel industry, perhaps a solar hydrogen airplane, just as the railway already offers a train ticket guaranteeing the use of renewable energies and the energy sector builds small hydropower stations and wind turbines. However, as long as this solution and other climate-friendly alternatives do not exist, airplane passengers can compensate their flight emissions with atmosfair.
Compensation as a contribution to climate protection with added value to people worldwide
Construction of a small biogas plant for Kenyan farmers