Offset Markets Struggle in the Face of Surging Commodity Prices

Economist Offset Markets Struggle In The Face Of Surging Commodity Prices

The loamy soil and dense jungle of the Sumatran rainforest in Indonesia can store an average of 282 tonnes of carbon dioxide per hectare. If a group of climate-conscious airline passengers were to find a hectare of such forest at risk of being cut down for palm oil and were able to stop that happening, they would offset the amount of greenhouse gases emitted by 175 passengers flying, economy class, from London to New York and back.

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When Congress ultimately considers the prospect of establishing a federal insurance backstop for catastrophic cyber-attacks, it should create a public-private partnership modeled on the UK’s Pool Re program that relies…

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Russia-China trade options have narrowed since the U.S. imposed sanctions last week on the only Russian bank branch in China, but President Vladimir Putin’s Chinese visit last month has helped…

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$2 billion Baltimore bridge rebuild is test case for new national debate over infrastructure spending

Three months after Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed – killing six people, shutting a major port and disrupting vehicle traffic along the Eastern Seaboard — local, state and federal officials began…

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