Posts Tagged "“Carbon offsets” Indulgences"

Why all the fuss about additionality anyway?

As a starting point for our review of project additionality, it's worth stepping back for a second and posing a motivating question: what's the big deal about additionality? It's helpful to define terms, so here once again is a stock definition of additionality: Additionality: Emissions reductions are "additional" if they occur because of the incentives associated with the existence of… read more →

New York Times takes (another) skeptical look at offsets

Not too much new here, but the New York Times has again dug into the issue of whether there's less than meets the eye with carbon offsets. The issues it raises break down into the usual two categories: Some carbon offsets are ineffectual. Critics say that carbon offsets are a way for the self-indulgent to continue polluting without making any… read more →