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The simple answer is that the "completed" project is ongoing. Much as a motorway doesn't stop emitting once it's completed, a landfill gas capture system does not stop reducing emissions once construction is complete, and a forest doesn't stop absorbing carbon once it's planted. But the exact answer is generally in the fine print. Often those ...


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Carbon offsets for completed projects seem like a major con but then again carbon offsets are a major con anyway. If you buy something that has been already completed, remember to ensure you will be the new owner of the thing that was completed. Examples: A car maker completes building an electric car. You can buy it. A heat pump company completes ...


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Your best bet to offset is not via some carbon-offset program that are a big con, but rather by directing your money into green investments. Invest in wind power, solar power, geothermal heat pump etc stocks. And when you have enough money invested in these stocks that you could purchase a geothermal heat pump system, you can decide whether the biggest ...


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