The new to-do list: Run business, cool planet

Morgan, Maureen
June 2007
Westchester County Business Journal;6/4/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 23, p10
The article focuses on carbon offsetting, a strategy to mitigate global warming as well as to help businesses control their energy costs. It mentions the benefits offered by carbon offsets to the environment and how it is done to keep the ecosystem balance. It also stresses the disadvantages of the said strategy which include providing multiple opportunities for abuse resulting in investigations of their implementation.


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