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Do Carbon Offsets Really Work? It Depends on the Details

Last week, JetBlue announced it will offset its 15 billion to 17 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions by purchasing carbon credits and pumping cleaner-burning aviation fuel into planes landing at San Francisco International Airport. Great! Or is it? American corporations across the economy are trying to build up their green credentials, and carbon offsets seem to be the hammer of choice. Investment and

Crowdplanting: Purchase a tree and compensate for your carbon footprint

Tired of listening about climate change and the apparent inability of top-level politicians to face a daunting challenge? Luckily, there are many ways for citizens to compensate for the negative impact on the environment themselves, without relying on decision-makers. The social enterprise Reforest‘Action offers an easy solution, suitable to the busiest of us, allowing us to redeem