Now offsetting becomes 'ethical'

Walsh, Charlotte
November 2007
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;11/9/2007, Issue 2792, p40
Trade Publication
The article introduces a carbon offsetting initiative developed by the Tourism Industry Carbon Offset Service (Ticos), in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University in Great Britain. The initiative allows tourists to offset the carbon generated by their travels. According to its founder Dick Sisman, the initiative will offer projects that are ethically sound, and manage in the right way, such as installing solar-powered water heaters in South Africa and forest reservation in China.


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