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Evaluating Carbon Offsets

3BL Media

Originally published on NRG Energy Insights By Bernie Kinsella Welcome back to the second installment in our carbon offsets series. As a brief refresher, our last blog covered what carbon offsets are, the various types of credits, and why using offsets in support of broader decarbonization efforts is valuable.

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The race for quality carbon offsets

GreenBiz

Recognizing and avoiding the risks associated with an obfuscated carbon offset market.

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Inside the Controversy That's Divided the Carbon Offsets Market

Alaistair Marsh

Science Based Targets initiative, the world’s main verifier of corporate climate targets , faced pressure to relax their carbon offset standards.

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Carbon offset market faces uncertain long-term outlook

GreenBiz

Influential analyst firm argues prices for carbon offsets could reach as high as $120 a ton by 2050 or as low as $47 a ton.

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Australian scientists raise “serious concerns” over soil carbon offsets for fossil fuels

Renew Economy

Scientists says soil carbon projects are overblown by as much as 10 times, which risks the accuracy of Australia's greenhouse gas inventory. The post Australian scientists raise “serious concerns” over soil carbon offsets for fossil fuels appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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6 differences between forestry and soil carbon offsets

GreenBiz

6 differences between forestry and soil carbon offsets. Carbon offsets are a big, confusing topic. In two VERGE 20 sessions, experts dived deep into the specifics of soil carbon credits and forestry carbon credits. Here are six differences between these two popular types of carbon offsets. .

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ANU says flaws with Australia’s carbon offset “irrefutable” as Coalition appointees resign

Renew Economy

ANU researchers detail 'irrefutable' flaws with Australia's carbon offset regime, as trio of Coalition appointees resign from oversight committee. The post ANU says flaws with Australia’s carbon offset “irrefutable” as Coalition appointees resign appeared first on RenewEconomy.