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How Carbon Offsets Help Reduce the Carbon Footprint

A carbon offset is an emission reduction credit which can be purchased by individuals, businesses and governments to reduce their net GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions. Offsets are purchased from another organisation’s project that results in less carbon dioxide or other … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of carbon credits

A carbon credit is a permit that allows the holder to emit one ton of carbon dioxide. Credits are awarded to countries or groups that have reduced their green house gases (GHG) below their emission quota. Carbon credits can be  traded in … Continue reading

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