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Carbon Offsetting

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Carbon offsetting = the action or process of compensating for carbon dioxide emissions arising from industrial or other human activity, by participating in schemes designed to make equivalent reductions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

Headlines
The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change
These 4 Arguments Can’t Overcome the Facts About Carbon Offsets for Forest Preservation

UNEP
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https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/carbon-offsets-are-not-our-get-out-jail-free-card
Archive.org
https://www.climatechangenews.com/2019/06/11/un-environment-official-attacks-agencys-carbon-offsetting-policy
“The era of carbon offsets is drawing to a close”, says UN Environment. Then changes its mind – REDD Monitor
UN Environment official attacks agency’s own carbon offsetting policy – Climate Change News

Ron Mader: My complaint is not with the minor editing of the lede paragraph, but rather there is no way to engage the information on this page. No comments, no links to the experts except by email. On my wishlist – a public discussion of offsets (carbon, biodiversity)

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