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Why are the offsets in developing countries?

Today, the largest amount of carbon dioxide emissions globally come from the combustion of fossil fuels for electricity and heating. While developed countries have sufficient income (high GDP/capita) to make the shift to renewable energy, most developing countries lack the funding to do so.

Carbon offsetting in developing countries function as an effective development aid as it not only reduce carbon emissions, but also contributes to improved health and the reduction of poverty for the planet’s most vulnerable inhabitants.