Is carbon offsetting a long-term solution?

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One way companies are dealing with global warming emissions is carbon offsetting. But is this a viable long-term solution to tackling climate change?

Chairman of the E3G think tank, Tom Burke, says “it’s a very important tool” in tackling climate change, but only if “people believe it’s real”.

Climate activist Mikaela Loach says instead of carbon offsetting, we should be focusing on cutting emissions.

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