Carbon Offsetting and Climate Neutrality‚ Background and developments

20th May 2020


Carbon offsetting has been an important, if sometimes contentious tool in achieving carbon neutrality. This webinar will provide an overview of the types of carbon offset solutions and considerations regarding their use in practice. It will outline the UNFCCC Climate Neutral Now programme to mobilise corporate climate action. Updates will be provided on key international developments.

Carbon offsetting has been an important, if sometimes contentious tool in declarations of carbon neutrality. This webinar provides an overview of the main types of carbon offset solutions and considerations for practitioners regarding their use in practice. It outlines the UNFCCC Climate Neutral Now programme, working internationally to mobilise corporate climate action. Updates were also be provided on important developments in the field of climate positive, carbon neutrality and related claims where offsetting schemes are utilised.

Speakers included;

  • Miguel Naranjo, Programme Officer with the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (Bonn, Germany)
  • Claire Wigg, CEO of Zero Mission (Sweden)
  • Nick Blyth, IEMA Policy Lead (UK)

This webinar will be valuable for all delegates working within energy or carbon reduction programmes, considering the role of carbon offsetting as a contribution towards zero carbon transitions.

Presentations

Carbon Offsetting and Climate NeutralityBackground and developments Webinar slides - N, Blyth, IEMA - CLICK HERE

Carbon offsetting and climate neutrality: the basics and options - M, Naranjo, UNFCCC - CLICK HERE

Perspectives on carbon offsetting and carbon neutrality - C, Wigg, Zero Mission - CLICK HERE

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