Tree-planting to offset carbon emissions: no cure-all

Tree-planting to offset carbon emissions: no cure-all

A few euros, a couple of mouse clicks and a tree is planted — as air travel is increasingly becoming a source of guilt, consumers and companies are looking for other ways to ease their conscience and reduce their carbon footprint. But as more polluting...
China chooses panda as Winter Olympics mascot

China chooses panda as Winter Olympics mascot

China has chosen its most iconic animal — the panda — to be the official mascot of the Beijing Olympics in 2022, the Winter Games organising committee announced on Tuesday. The mascot, named “Bing Dwen Dwen,” is a chubby giant panda wearing a...