Green Globe certified off the grid Rancho de Caldera eco-project, is a case study in what an eco-resort should be.
Its a recently launched clean energy resource center, an eco-resort, gourmet restaurant and organic veggie gardens. Located in Boquete, Panama the resort owners strive to provide an extraordinary, affordable, luxurious tropical venue.
Every eco-resort says they cater to meetings, vacations, honeymoons, nature lovers, yoga fans, gourmets, honeymooners and small groups – but Rancho de Caldera really delivers. It has world class, sustainable, off the grid, solar powered green hospitality and mouthwatering cuisine.
Ultimately the only way to reduce your carbon is to consume less, travel less and do everything less – other than have sex and take other forms of exercise.
But you are not going to do that are you?
So Carbon calculators do have a useful role to play in working out what impact you are having on the planet, and incidentally, on your own bank balance if individual carbon allowances ever come into force. Here is a guide to the best ones.