For anyone even thinking about buying 'Carbon Credits', I highly recommend watching Penn & Teller's Bullshit!, Season 6, Episode 6. Carbon Credits may ease your conscience, but they do nothing for Earth's ecology. Not saying you should or should not buy them; just suggesting you know what you are buying in the first place and that you make an informed decision.
S.F. fliers may pay their way in carbon usage
Michael Cabanatuan, Chronicle Staff Writer
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Environmentally conscious travelers flying out of San Francisco International Airport will soon be able to assuage their guilt and minimize the impact of their air travel by buying certified carbon offsets at airport kiosks.