There's little chance you haven't heard it before: Traveling is one of the worst things that you can do for the environment.
You've perhaps also heard of carbon offsets — modern-day indulgences that can ease your guilt and the strain of your travel on the environment.
Carbon offsets are programs that allow people to "offset" the carbon emissions they've created through some activity by paying money to reduce carbon output in another place or context. You, the polluter in this...
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