The Seattle Sounders have announced a commitment to become carbon neutral by making no net contribution to carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere.
The Sounders worked with the Seattle firm Sustainable Business Consulting to calculate the organization's greenhouse gas emissions and develop a plan to eliminate those sources in the 2019 season and thereafter.
NEWS | Sounders FC becomes first carbon neutral professional soccer club in North America.— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) February 14, 2019
Through this commitment, we pledge our operations will make no net contribution to atmospheric carbon dioxide. 🌱
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For sources that can't be eliminated, like team travel, the Sounders will work to offset emissions in cooperation with Forterra, a nonprofit...