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CARBON OFFSET SCHEMES

These involve paying an organisation to reduce carbon dioxide emissions (by around the same amount as the carbon emissions you create through transport, lights, IT and heating), by investing in renewable-energy projects and energy-saving measures, and sequestering carbon through forestation. Some question forestation as a long-term solution. Climate Care notes that some 20 per cent of carbon is emitted by deforestation and - res and restricts forestry projects to that percentage of ...

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