Carbon Offset Confusion
Environmentalists occupy the offices of a 'pro-green' offsetting firm. British companies revolt against UK Gov Offsetting plan.
Treehugger reports on a protest by enviornmentalists against companies that have been set up to protect the environment. Last week, a group of climate change activists called London Rising Tide raised the profile of the idea of the ‘Carbon Neutral Con’ by occupying the head offices of the Carbon Neutral Company, a UK offset providers. TH says:
While the group acknowledges that many people purchasing offsets are doing so ‘with the best intentions’, they argue that offsets amount to little more than guilt-relief for high polluting lifestyles.