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    Thursday, July 03, 2014

    THE EMISSIONS OFFSETS CONTROVERSY

    Activists say California fighting pollution globally but not locally

    Evan Halper, June 29, 2014 (LA Times)

    “…In California and across the country, the purchase of so-called carbon offsets by large corporations sits at the root of a bitter dispute over the extent to which companies dealing with a global problem have an obligation to help their local environments…The dispute has taken on new importance as more states mull over whether to adopt California's model amid the Obama administration's push to place strict new limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants…[Many think] it absurd that California companies may be able to reach as much as half of their emission reduction goals over the next several years through efforts that include not just planting trees [in Michigan], but capturing methane from cow manure in New York and recycling refrigerators in Arkansas…But the Environmental Defense Fund [sees] offsets as a major selling point of California's climate reduction strategy…[because it] helps lower the cost of reducing the global warming threat while inspiring investment in conservation projects…” click here for more

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