Price

The price you pay to offset your flight is often a trade off between the location of the project and its efficiency in removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. A carbon offset project in [...]

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Project ID

CDM – rigorous standard set up by the United Nations. Uses CER certificates. Gold Standard – robust standard particularly focused on benefits for the local community, uses either CER or VER [...]

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Project method

Biomass – Cookstoves – helping families in the developing world who would otherwise cook on open fires. Popular due to co-benefits such as reducing illness from indoor smoke and avoiding [...]

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Part of booking

Yes – carbon offsets are offered during ticket booking Separate – carbon offsets are offered on the airline’s own website but not during ticket booking 3rd party – carbon offsets are offered [...]

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Emissions calculation

Real – uses actual data from historical fuel burn to give the most accurate calculation of emissions for given city pairs. Modelled – uses the distance between airports and known emissions [...]

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QAS-Certified

QAS-Certified – QAS-certification is only awarded to carbon offsets that are independently audited to the highest standards every year. To be certified, carbon offsets must use accurate [...]

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Airlines-Table

Airline Project QAS Audited Available when booking Emissions Calculation Project Location Project Methodology Project Certification Carbon Neutrality USD/tCO2 Kasigau QAS Approved     [...]

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SriLankan Airlines Carbon Offset Program

SriLankan Airlines’ FlyGreen program allows their passengers to contribute to emissions reductions by investing in a local small hydro project that was developed under the Clean Development [...]

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