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While QANTAS offsets go to protecting forests, other carbon offsets can do more harm than good. Claudio Jofré Larenas/Flickr

Carbon offsets can do more environmental harm than good

When was the last time you booked a flight? That extra A$1 in the final stages of booking may seem a small price to pay for offsetting the carbon emissions you generate travelling by air. But globally…
Consumers pay a premium for “eco-friendly” coffee largely thanks to labelling. Angelica Lasala/Flickr

Coffee greenwashing works: study

Coffee labelled as “eco-friendly” can attract a premium, with consumers led to believe it tastes better, according to new…
Who’s hands is palm oil really in? World Bank Photo Collection

Two ways to value sustainable palm oil

What is the value of sustainable palm oil? For some, it is the conservation of tropical forests and wildlife in highly biodiverse regions. For others, it is US$3. That’s the latest price of certificates…

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