Posts Tagged "Storytelling “Carbon offsets” Explanations “Malcom Gladwell”"

How will China meet its energy goal?

A group of Stanford students spent their recent spring break in China, examining the issues of economic growth and energy demand. The students used TerraPass to offset the emissions from their trip. In this guest post, Kathleen Livelli provides impressions and photos from the trip. China's goal is to quadruple GDP by 2020 while only doubling energy use. This is… read more →

Telling stories about carbon

The two recent New York Times articles about carbon offsets -- one depicting them as part of a sensible plan for reducing climage change impact, the other depicting them as indulgences for lazy environmentalists -- got me thinking about the ways we talk about carbon trading, and how these narratives can influence our opinions. Grist has been thinking along similar… read more →


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