Climate change is an environmental problem caused by the increasing concentration of greenhouse gases (GHG), essentially CO2. Although natural causes may influence climate change, human activities account for the greater part of GHG emissions.
Therefore, whilst developed countries contribute most to aggravating this problem, the impact extends over the entire planet, with the most disadvantaged countries disproportionately suffering the resulting damage.
The Smallwat11 Conference, like any other human activity, will generate greenhouse gases, with the consequent negative impact on the climate.
For this reason, the CENTA Foundation, an organization that is strongly committed to the environment, and well aware of its own responsibility as regards climate change, is to take action to minimise the impact of the event, thereby encouraging sustainable development.
To this end, the GHG emissions generated by the Conference will be calculated and a scheme to reduce the emissions and other compensating actions, through voluntary financial contributions, will be implemented. The aim is to run a development project related to renewable energy, energy efficiency, reforestation, the prevention of deforestation or waste treatment in less developed and developing countries.
In this way, the CENTA Foundation will collaborate in the fight against climate change: a small gesture to help solve a big problem.