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Schools 4 Peace: Native Tree Carbon Offsetting

Inspired by students taking part in #GlobalClimateStrikeforFuture at a time of Climate Emergency, Ireland-based Schools For Peace & Sustainability (S4PS) has decided to ACT NOW by donating 16,500 trees to help in offsetting Ireland’s carbon emissions. This equates to one tree per Irish student who marched in the last rally on March 25th in preparation for the upcoming strike on May 24th.

We’re challenging businesses and individuals to join us in taking responsibility for Ireland’s carbon emissions by matching our donation of 16,500 trees or contributing to the cause! Help us in reaching our target of 30,000 trees!

Businesses can contribute directly on this website or contact one of our team [email protected]  

Business contributions include:

€5,000 plants 6,250 native Irish trees

€2,000 plants 2,500 native Irish trees

€1,000 plants 1,250 native Irish trees

€500 plants 580 native Irish trees

Individual contributions include:
€100 plants 110 native Irish trees
€50 plants 56 native Irish trees
€20 plants 20 native Irish trees
€10 plants 10 native Irish trees

The trees will be planted by Green Belt, the Schools for Peace & Sustainability certified forestry services partner. Native species to be planted included Pedunculate Oak, Birch, Holly, Rowan and Hazel. These trees won’t just offset carbon, but will restore much needed habitat to Ireland's declining wildlife populations.

As Larry Millard, CEO of Schools for Peace & Sustainability said,  “We’re standing with the striking students, teachers, academics, scientists and all those who are against #ClimateInjustice. There is an evident void in real climate leadership on the business & political landscape in Ireland and we want that to change, today. We’re asking businesses to join us in taking responsibility for Ireland's carbon emissions, join us and match our donation of 16,500 trees for Direct Action”.




Galway Woodturners guild

Hi, we just wanted to make a donation as what you are doing is very close to our hearts and means a lot. Thank you




Kayla Gray

Mup the environment


Louis and Eliza

For my babies


Stephen Finlay

Happy to donate to a good cause that's concerned for our future!



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Status updated: 7th Jun, 2019

We agree! This is why we only plant native Irish trees restoring much needed habitat for Ireland's declining wildlife populations!

We are donating and planting 16,500! Join us

#ClimateEmergency #CarbonOffset #ClimateInjustice #DirectAction #NationalClimateChangeStrategy #Schools4peace #TreesForFuture #GlobalClimateStrikeforFuture Cork Environmental Forum ‏ Seal Rescue Ireland Schools for Climate Action Fridays For Future Ireland Flossie And The Beach Cleaners Greta Thunberg

Status updated: 28th May, 2019

We visited The Cool Planet Experience this weekend and it was fantastic and a very insightful experience!

For June bank holiday weekend you can design & make your own ‘Stomp-Rockets’ that can shoot 50m into the sky while discovering the power of energy! So-much-fun! 😊🚀

Although I think they forgot to put the price for adult participation...!?! 😂

Status updated: 28th May, 2019

Interesting statement in the article...a reluctance to do much to fight the crisis illustrates a typical problem in environmental psychology known as the “attention-action gap” which is the difference between what people say they would like to do and what they actually do.

S4PS works with businesses, schools, community groups and individuals to bridge the gap between 'attention and action' leading the way for simple, sustainable and effective carbon offsetting! #DirectAction

#ClimateEmergency #CarbonOffset #ClimateInjustice #NationalClimateChangeStrategy #Schools4peace #TreesForFuture #GlobalClimateStrikeforFuture

Status updated: 27th May, 2019

What a fantastic way to turn a huge world problem into a positive solution!!! More of this please! 🌎🐟🦀🌳

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Schools for Peace & Sustainability , 18-19 College Green, Dublin 2, Dublin, IRELAND