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Carbon Offsetting Myths

Carbon Offsetting MythsThere has been much opinion voiced in the media recently about carbon offsetting. Some of this is well researched and valuable commentary, whilst some is ill-informed nonsense. Below you'll find a list of useful links to help you understand more and dispel some of the more common `Carbon Offset Myths'

"This climate change is just a hypothesis and not really scientifically proven anyway"
http://www.ipcc.ch/index.htm
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Environmentandgreenerliving/Thewiderenvironment/Climatechange/DG_072959
http://royalsociety.org/policy/publications/2010/climate-change-summary-science/

"I already recycle my plastic and glass waste - doesn't that make me carbon neutral?"
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2007/
dec/13/ethicalliving.carbonfootprints

"Offsetting is just for lazy people to avoid doing their bit to actually reduce their own footprint"
http://www.terrapass.com/images/blogposts/tp-survey.pdf

In summary we believe the only way to responsibly offset is using UN Certified Emission Reduction certificates as per the Quality Assurance Scheme.