Counterpoint: Responsibility is Lacking in Carbon Offsetting

Tucker, M.; Warhol, Tom
March 2016
Points of View: Carbon Offsetting;3/1/2016, p3
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.


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