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
“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
"The era of carbon offsets is drawing to a close." says @UNEnvironment
And not before time.
— The Panda Bare (@vbadpanda) June 11, 2019
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)
— Ron Mader (@ronmader) June 12, 2019
Those trying to make carbon offsets work reacted passionately about ProPublica’s investigation, which found they have failed to deliver the climate benefit they promise. Their arguments come up short. https://t.co/7QsXUvU7RH
— ProPublica (@propublica) May 31, 2019
10 years ago we @r_travel started advising customers to fly less if they wanted to reduce CO2 and dropped carbon offsets. This week U.N. Environment warned that offsetting should not be treated as a "get out of jail free card", that offers the "dangerous illusion" of a fix."
— Justin Francis (@justinmfrancis) August 30, 2019