Carbon Offset Scams Facing Broad Opposition

Ahead of the reintroduction of Growing Climate Solutions Act, farmers join with environmental justice, worker and clean energy advocates to oppose false climate solution Week of January 14, 2021 – Jim Walsh, Washington, DC — As the Biden Administration gears up for a global climate summit and Congress begins negotiations on an infrastructure package, agricultural-based offsets for polluters are attracting …

How offsets just don’t work

Here is a ProPublica piece on additionality and a forestry project backed by Audubon. As folks have noted, we need to be careful about the narrative that we just need to fix offsets, but I think this article really shows how these programs are a scam that no amount of tweaking will fix. And there are these gems: “I think …