Urban Offsets has developed a new model that bundles standard carbon offset purchases with funding for urban forestry projects.
In 2017, Duke University and its athletics division took enough business-related flights to generate around 5,000 metric tons of carbon emissions. One round-trip, cross-country flight between Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, where the University is based, and the west coast nets out to around.
The voluntary carbon market provides corporations and individuals a means to voluntarily fund projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the purchase of carbon “offsets.”
April marked a milestone for forest carbon projects when the California Air Resources Board issued the first forest carbon offsets to a project developed under their forestry protocol. The sustainable forest project is notable as a ...
California's carbon offset program just saw another first: The Climate Trust has received the first California carbon offsets from an 'Avoided Forest Conversion' project. The Green Assets-Middleton Place project conserves more than ...
Carbon offsets have traditionally gone to technological improvements or reforestation. One group is teaching a different way of cooking. And it's using offset funds for the training.