There are serious questions around the business which is 'carbon offsetting':
Futures Forum: Climate change: the great carbon offsetting scam
This challenging piece is from the latest issue of 'The Baffler':
Selling the Wind - The Baffler
Offsetting doesn't really work:
Futures Forum: Biodiversity offsetting "quietly dropped"
And it seems that you can't have your cake and eat it:
Futures Forum: Climate change ... and the possibility - or not - of "decoupling" economic growth from environmental impacts
But what exactly is 'eliminating' carbon?
Futures Forum: Climate change: 'the end of denial' and the 'tipping point to a zero carbon energy system'
Besides, large-scale 'solutions' seem to pose more dangers:
Futures Forum: Climate change: and geoengineering >>> "Climate Intervention Is Not a Replacement for Reducing Carbon Emissions"