The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change

By Amy Virshup July 9, 2019

We will continue to cover travel, but from here on, the Travel desk is going to offset airplane travel by staff members on assignment, chiefly our 52 Places Traveler and the reporter Tariro Mzezewa. We will be using the platform Cool Effect, which helps travelers fund carbon-mitigation projects across the globe, like planting trees in Africa and India, putting up wind turbines in Costa Rica and creating cleaner cookstoves for use in China.