Carbon Offsets

A plane wing in flight from the vantage point of a plane passenger.

(Photo by Julia MacCary)

Northwestern University
As reported by Julia MacCary, carbon offsets, monetary investments into global projects that reduce carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to counterbalance one’s emissions, have grown in popularity. But do they stand up to scrutiny?
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