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Are Carbon Offsets Effective?

I love trees. Not for nothing am I called, on occasion, a tree hugger. But I got to wondering recently about the popular belief that planting trees will help save the environment; does planti…

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What Are Carbon Offsets and How Do They Work?

In the shortest and sweetest terms, carbon offsets aim to help reduce the environmental damage dirty energy creates. How we measure carbon offsets:  One carbon offset represents the reduction of on…

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Carbon-Free Cruising: Now That’s Sweet

Eco-friendly is probably not the first thing you think of when you think of cruises, but Sweet co-founder and CEO Shannon Wentworth thinks it should be. So when the former Care2 editor-in-chief sta…

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Greening the Music Industry

When it comes to being green, the music industry has a decidedly dirty history (and we don't just mean rock stars' crazy behavior). For one, more than a billion CD jewel cases are produced each year i…

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