The Dark Side of Carbon Offsetting

Carbon offsetting is sadly not the get-out-of-eco-jail-free card that some people think it is.

Whether you’re a frequent flyer looking to make up for the environmental sins of your trips around the world, a heavy-polluting fossil-fuel-based corporation, or just someone who gets their Etsy packages delivered, you’ve probably heard of carbon offsetting.

‘The Dark Side of Carbon Offsetting’ with a woodland background
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Cee Arr

Cee Arr

Writer, (book) blogger, reader, poet @ dorareads.co.uk , Queer, weird, bookish rebel. Welsh as a tractor on the M4. She/Her. Buy me a coffee @ ko-fi.com/ceearr