TITLE

Counterpoint: Responsibility is Lacking in Carbon Offsetting

AUTHOR(S)
Tucker, M.; Warhol, Tom
PUB. DATE
March 2016
SOURCE
Points of View: Carbon Offsetting;3/1/2016, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article argues that carbon offsetting is not an effective way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. It claims that carbon offsetting does not encourage people to reduce their own carbon footprints. It emphasizes the need to develop a universal standard for all carbon reducing projects in order to consider carbon offsetting companies legitimate. The article notes that carbon offsetting will remain ineffective unless standards for carbon emissions measurement will be made.
ACCESSION #
28675192

 

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