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