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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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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Thai Airways Carbon Offset Program

The Thai Airways carbon offset program was the first airline in the Asia Pacific region to join the IATA Carbon Offset Program and uses the Ratchaburi Nong Bua Farm Biogas Project about 100 km to [...]

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