Lifestyle

Does carbon offsetting work?
11 May 2011

Carbon offsetting is used by rich societies to carry on polluting but without the guilt.

Climate change is the single biggest environmental threat. Climate scientists say we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions now. We cannot carry on polluting.

We need incentives for businesses and people to reduce their emissions. Offsetting schemes encourage the very opposite.

Read our report about carbon offsetting

Useful links:

  • Green solutions for a smart economy
  • Actions you can take (press for change)
  • Lifestyle choices (living)
  • Cheatneutral.com - humorous but with a serious message

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