Recent reports say that some of Earth’s hottest places will be in the US this year, not some faraway dune-filled desert. California is “already experiencing a 26% increase in wildfire activity” according to CAL Fire and there are threats of drought conditions. What’s not to love?
We're not saying carbon offsetting is a scam, but... it's kind of a scam. Rather than make structural changes to reduce pollution, companies are pouring cash into real estate so they can plant a few trees. It's not helping.