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Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
Offsets are heralded by some as a salvation for U.S. cliamte policy, keeping costs down, bring new profits to agriculture and saving forests, all while still mitigating climate change. Others claim they are a false hope that will thwart the potential for an effective U.S. policy by allowing fossil fuel emitters to buy their way out of solving the problem. The truth likely lies somewhere in the middle.