Paying for My Hot Air

Lisagor, Kimberly
May 2007
Mother Jones;May/Jun2007, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p74
The article discusses carbon offsets which allow consumers to convert their carbon emissions into money that is invested in green technology. Information about individual carbon offset companies like Atmosfair and Climate Friendly is provided. There are corporate watchdogs like the Center for Resource Solutions who provide accountability to carbon companies. Wolfgang Stradas studied carbon offsets for the International Ecotourism Society and is critical of them, but says they are a good step.


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