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Carbon Offset Credits

Do You COTAP? Alternative Energy for MBAs in Dismal Times

Bryan Gobin | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Bryan Gobin

COTAP connects projects to individuals who want to offset their carbon footprint, but have a strong preference that their donations support poor farming communities in developing countries that already experience the brunt of climate change.

Reality Check: Six Questions You Should Ask About Your Carbon Offset

Joel Levin | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green
Joel Levin

All projects that reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are equally valuable in addressing global climate change. The key is to make sure that the emission reductions are real. So how do you do that?

From Mexico to Palestine: Carbon Offsets

Tracy L. Barnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tracy L. Barnett

I'm interested in minimizing my impact while promoting social change. When I learned that the Marda Permaculture Farm had a system using donations to plant trees in Palestine, I decided to go that route.

Offsetting The Carbon Footprint Of Work Trips

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Lately I have been traveling a lot for work. This has made me seriously consider buying offsets for these trips. I know that it is better to not trave...

World Bank Prices First Carbon Offset Bond

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The World Bank on Monday priced a $25 million bond linked to United Nations-approved carbon emission offset credits, the market's first such bond, lea...

FTC Worries About Improper Use Of Carbon-Offset Money

New York TImes | Louise Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Corporations and shoppers in the United States spent more than $54 million last year on carbon offset credits toward tree planting, wind farms, solar ...