Are Carbon Offsets Worth It?

Are Carbon Offsets Worth It?

By Stephanie Seferian

Should you pay a bit more for carbon-neutral shipping? (Answer: It's complicated.) How do you best offset your next flight? (Answer: Pay much more than you think.)  On today's show we break down all-things carbon offsets.  Here's a preview: [4:00] Are carbon offsets a greenwashing gimmick? [6:00] How to calculate the equity weighted social cost of carbon of your next flight [15:30] Guilt-free shopping? Here's what carbon neutral shipping really means [19:30] Breaking down the Climate Neutral Certified logo    Resources mentioned/Further reading: Revealed: more than 90% of rainforest carbon offsets by biggest certifier are worthless, analysis shows (via The Guardian) Calculate your flight emissions with MyClimate   Join our (free!) community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube. Email me and say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com. Our Sponsors:* Thank you to LifeStraw! https://lifestraw.com/Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/sustainable-minimalists/exclusive-content
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