TITLE

Offsetting does make a difference

AUTHOR(S)
Buick, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);4/20/2007, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author presents his views on issues regarding carbon offsetting to address the problem of climate change. He cites that objecting to the principle of paying for carbon is to condemn the global economy to failure. He argues that the payment derived from carbon offsetting can help fund crucial low-carbon technologies around the world. He believes that carbon offsetting is workable when it is done right.
ACCESSION #
25025345

 

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