The guide includes a short history of global warming, a "Carbon Offset Vocabulary" and contributions from 12 major global travel industry carbon offsetting organisations.
Said VISION editor, Valere Tjolle " Carbon offsetting has been described as a modern day purchase of medieval sin forgiveness "Indulgences" conversely, it's credited with making travel greener and doing good. The truth, as usual, lies somewhere in between. If the growth in sales of carbon offsets is to be sustainable, the simple truth needs to be told. The VISION guide is our contribution to the debate.
To obtain your guide to carbon offsetting email:
With "Carbon Guide" as the subject line
Monday, February 18, 2008