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Green myths debunked

Here is the next group in the series from Fortune.

#16 and #18 – Offsetting carbon dioxide, Carbon offsets

#17 – Global warming?

#19 – Snowfall

#20 – Winter morning warm-ups

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  1. Carbon offsets are not the solution to global warming but the reality is that money needs to be involved to get countries and corporations on board. The offsets would need to be channeled to forest sustainability projects in developing countries where large swaths of forests are being cut down. This could involve new sustainable jobs for the local people, protecting the biodversity, which would help to ‘offset’ some of the damage being done.

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