Climate Change

Carbon Offsets "R" Us!

By Ryan McGreal
Published May 07, 2007

Salon Magazine recently published an excellent cartoon lampooning the practice of justifying an energy-intensive lifestyle by buying carbon offsets - carbon sinks that theoretically absorb enough carbon dioxide to neutralize the greenhouse gases you produce.

Carbon Offsets 'R' Us (Click to view the cartoon)
Carbon Offsets 'R' Us (Click to view the cartoon)

Ryan McGreal, the editor of Raise the Hammer, lives in Hamilton with his family and works as a programmer, writer and consultant. Ryan volunteers with Hamilton Light Rail, a citizen group dedicated to bringing light rail transit to Hamilton. Ryan wrote a city affairs column in Hamilton Magazine, and several of his articles have been published in the Hamilton Spectator. His articles have also been published in The Walrus, HuffPost and Behind the Numbers. He maintains a personal website, has been known to share passing thoughts on Twitter and Facebook, and posts the occasional cat photo on Instagram.

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By seancb (registered) - website | Posted May 10, 2007 at 12:51:42

I love it... great find.

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