Carbon Offsets 101

Carbon Offsets 101

This essential introduction to carbon offsets covers the basics of how offsets work and provides an overview of the global voluntary market. The hour-long webinar will explain offset terms and definitions, project types, quality criteria, project standards and credit certification, and retail offset transactions and product certification. We will also cover the state of and trends in the voluntary marketplace, and an overview of different players in the market.

This webinar is designed for those who want a basic overview of the international over-the-counter (voluntary) carbon market, with special emphasis on offset project types and how offsetting is used to reduce the environmental impact of individual and organizational activities. Originally aired Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 10:00 am PT with Todd Jones, Green-e Climate Manager