Buyer beware

Pearce, Fred
March 2007
New Scientist;3/10/2007, Vol. 193 Issue 2594, p14
The article offers tips to corporations on how to pick the right company to handle a business' carbon offset. Analysts say to ask the company if their offsets result from specific projects and how long it will take for the project to offset emissions. They also suggest asking a company to prove that they are not selling their offsets more than once. (www.cleanair-coolplanet.org/ConsumersGuidetoCarbonOffsets.pdf)


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