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May 18, 2018
Offsets today are neither a good deal nor a good value. And that’s a big problem.

I was recently told by a Wall Street Bank that the best way to fight climate change is to make carbon…

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May 17, 2018
Why are some carbon credits $0.40 and others $9.60?

If every carbon credit is 1 ton of CO2, why are credits priced so differently? This is a tough question because…

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May 15, 2018
Why is travel and tourism’s footprint so much bigger than we thought?

A new study published earlier this month concluded that travel and tourism may impact our climate 3-4 times more than we…

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May 1, 2018
What is a carbon credit? (In plain English.)

A carbon credit is like an environmental currency. Each credit is 1 ton of CO2 removed from the air. Scientists and…

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March 15, 2018
What is the Community Carbon Registry?

Urban Offsets’ mission is to build climate resilient communities. Part of that mission includes helping cities and nonprofits plant more trees…

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January 22, 2018
Delta, Duke University launch first-of-its-kind partnership to offset carbon emissions

ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2018 – Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), the official airline of Duke Athletics, and Duke University, are expanding…

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January 5, 2018
New Sustainability Strategies: Target Scope Overlap

Here’s a curious thing: Every time a Duke University employee flies with Delta Air Lines, the emissions from that flight are…

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August 15, 2017
Do you even Lyft?

Do you even Lyft…? The potentially carbon neutral future of rideshare.   Have you ever considered how much pollution an individual…

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July 14, 2017
How Urban Offsets is Revolutionizing the Landscape of Sustainability Investments

Two years ago, while I was helping the city of Wilson North Carolina look at their trees as assets instead of…

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July 10, 2017
What do students think about offsetting their air travel emissions?

Have you ever considered offsetting your emissions from air travel? As a company that primarily works with colleges and universities, our…

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