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Germany suspects “serious environmental crime” from fake Big Oil carbon offset projects

Renew Economy

The post Germany suspects “serious environmental crime” from fake Big Oil carbon offset projects appeared first on RenewEconomy. Germany investigating claims that one quarter of so-called upstream emission reduction projects from oil industry are fake.

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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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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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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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Clean Energy Regulator defends carbon offset scheme as Labor flags review

Renew Economy

The Clean Energy Regulator defends Australia's carbon offset regime following claims it lacks integrity. The post Clean Energy Regulator defends carbon offset scheme as Labor flags review appeared first on RenewEconomy. Labor commits to review the scheme.