TITLE

Carbon Offsets 101

AUTHOR(S)
Kollmuss, Anja
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
World Watch;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on carbon offsets. All fossil-fuel powered vehicles emit carbon dioxide during the operation that collectively contribute a significant share of global annual emissions. Carbon dioxide emission is responsible for climate change. The users of these vehicles can calculate the carbon emission by their vehicles and then pay a carbon offset company for the carbon dioxide emission. The company would invest the money in a project meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Greenhouse gases spread evenly throughout the atmosphere and reducing them anywhere contributes in preventing climate changes.
ACCESSION #
25392159

 

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