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Carbon offsets: the symptom of a society living as usual

Da Costa Vieira, Thomas and Sole, Martina (2023) Carbon offsets: the symptom of a society living as usual. LSE Department of International Relations blog (16 May 2023). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Thomas Da Costa Vieira, LSE Fellow in International Political Economy, and Martina Sole, IPE MSc Student, argue that instead of leading to net emission reductions, carbon offsets may actually feed into the system, contributing to economic growth while shoring up the legitimacy of the status quo, by conveying the misleading perception that our consumerist habits are not so environmentally damaging after all.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/internationalrelations/
Additional Information: © 2023 The Authors
Divisions: International Relations
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2023 14:27
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:40
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/119402

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