Press & Praise

What others are saying about terrapass.


“Terrapass, the gold standard company in carbon offsets… You can’t find a better offsetting program than theirs.”
–Alex Steffen, WorldChanging


“We’ve always been impressed with the way terrapass thinks beyond offsets to how they can actually encourage folks to lead greener lifestyles too”


“A brilliant attempt to use capitalism to fight global warming.”
–Der Spiegel


“A simple, efficient way for citizens to get directly involved in combating global warming.”


“Terrapass is mind opening.”
Ned Ford, Sierra Club (via Wired Magazine)


“Terrapass…makes it possible to combat global warming in the same fashion that buying Fair Trade Certified Coffee makes it possible to combat the inequities of globalization: through your purchase decisions.”
–David Bornstein, author of How to Change the World (via


“It’s a small price to pay to do something real and practical to protect our beautiful planet.”
Debra Lynn Dadd, Debra’s List


“Think of it as Kyoto for commuters.”
–Dan Neil, Los Angeles Times




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terrapass helps VivaTerra green up its shipping
JustMeans – May 9, 2013

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This little traveler saved the planet
Detroit Free Press – July 22, 2007

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terrapass helps green commercial printing operations
Des Moines Register – April 20, 2010

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Wedded to Green – Planning Celebrations With an Eco-Friendly Ring
Washington Post – June 21, 2007

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WSJ reviews leading offset retailers
Wall Street Journal – April 15, 2010


Tech vets making leap to green tech
CNET – May 30, 2007

Best Carbon Offset Provider

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It’s easy to be green
Chicago Tribune – May 3, 2007

Cap & Trade | Podcast from Renewable Energy World
The Real Story of Cap and Trade podcast
Renewable Energy World – January 4, 2010

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Going Green — or Gifting a Right to Pollute?
ABC News – May 3, 2007

Green Gift | Carbon Offsets
A green gift in carbon offsets
Marketplace (NPR / American Public Media) – December 16, 2008

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How to heat your house – not the outside
Slate – April 23, 2007

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terrapass Launches Customizable Offset Portfolio
Environmental Leader – June 4, 2008

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The TH Interview: Tom Arnold of terrapass On The Future Of Carbon Offsets
TreeHugger – March 2, 2007

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terrapass Offers ‘Green Gear’ for Bike to Work Day
TreeHugger – May 15, 2008

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Farmers Profit From Offset Sales
Wall Street Journal – March 1, 2007

Undoing Damage To Earth
Undoing Your Daily Damage to the Earth, for a Price
New York TImes – November 14, 2007

How to Get Wall Street to Hug a Tree
Los Angeles Times – February 11, 2007

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Nothing But Green Skies
Inc. – October 31, 2007

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terrapass tops Greenopia’s list of carbon offset companies
Greenopia – June 23, 2010

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Travel and Leisure – October 29, 2007

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Reduce Your Carbon Emissions
Good Morning America – ABC – September 14, 2007

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Geekipedia: Carbon offsets
Wired – October 29, 2007



Recent news

terrapass Brings Green to the College Football Playoff National Championship

terrapass helps Colby College go carbon neutral

terrapass partners with VivaTerra to offer “climate friendly shipping”

terrapass Inc.™ receives prestigious Climate Action Champion Award

terrapass Inc.™ wins Best of Green Award

terrapass Inc.™ project first US-based wind farm validated under Voluntary Carbon Standard

terrapass Inc.™ named “Best Offset Originator: North American Mandatory Markets” by Environmental Finance magazine

Climate Action Reserve lists 100 projects – terrapass Inc.™ a leading project developer

Erin Craig promoted to terrapass Inc.™ CEO

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Record numbers opt in to Enterprise Rent-a-Car offsets from terrapass Inc.™

terrapass Inc.™ joins the Business Council on Climate Change

terrapass Inc.™ lists first validated US carbon offset project on APX VCS registry

terrapass Inc.™, a leading originator and retailer of carbon credits and carbon offsets, today released its 2009 carbon offset portfolio