TheCompensators* - Be carbon conscious – delete emissions!

Save the climate – tonne by tonne!

The idea behind TheCompensators*

TheCompensators*If you want to protect the climate you should avoid emitting climate gases such as CO2. But this is simply not enough! That is why you can delete emissions certificates from the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) through TheCompensators*.
In so doing, you will reduce the amount of CO2 which can be emitted by European industries, you will protect the environment and ensure that the development of climate-friendly technologies is accelerated.

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TheCompensators* temporarily stop the deletion of emission certificates from the EU ETS. Click here to learn why.


We want you!

TheCompensators* are looking for dedicated volunteers who would enjoy getting involved with us. Read more!

It makes a difference!

With TheCompensators* you can make a difference! That has been confirmed by the independent consulting firm Phineo. Their finding: With TheCompensators* everyone can compensate easily and support a better climate protection. Discover more!.

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Wie kann ich mein Alltagsleben möglichst klimafreundlich gestalten? Und durch welche ganz konkreten Veränderungen lässt sich der eigene CO2-Fußabdruck am effektivsten verringern? Diese Fragen will das Forschungsprojekt „Klimaneutral Leben in Berlin (KLiB)“ beantworten – und sucht dafür gemeinsam mit TheCompensators* e.V. interessierte Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer für ein Jahr „KLiB-Reallabor“ in der Hauptstadt. Ziel des wissenschaftlichen […]

We temporarily stop deleting emission certificates!

EU member states and the European Parliament are planing to reform the European Emission Trading Scheme. While no final decisions have been made, some of the proposed changes imply that deleting pollution allowances will not reduce the cap for damaging carbon emissions anymore. As a consequence, we are temporarily stopping the deletion of emission certificates […]

Another 1100 pollution rights removed from the market

TheCompensators* have deleted  pollution rights for 1100 tonnes of CO2. Please find enclosed our newest account statement. Altogether, we have removed 18,271 emissions certificates from the market so far!

German members of government want to compensate their business trips

The German government officially wants to use the Climate Development Mechanism to compensate its business trips in the years from 2014 to 2017. That’s good enough, of course, but using the CDM apparently means not using the EU Emissisions Trading Scheme to delete emissions in your own backyard. By the way: The Öko-Institut asks “How […]