Credit control: carbon offsetting and making the voluntary carbon market more effective
David Burrows delves into the controversy around carbon offsetting, and examines the moves to make the voluntary carbon market more effective and reliableAt its heart, carbon offsetting is incredibly simple. The idea is to compensate for greenhouse gas emissions that cannot currently be reduced by paying for a certified unit of emission reduction or re
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