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May 3, 2024

Climate scientists pressure SBTi over plans to extend carbon credit use for Scope 3 emissions

The SBTi said in April 2024 that it would recognise the use of carbon credits to abate Scope 3 emissions
The SBTi said in April 2024 that it would recognise the use of carbon credits to abate Scope 3 emissions © Creative Nature/Envato

Scientists say the Science Based Targets initiative’s ‘credibility’ is at stake

Thirty-four climate scientists have sent a letter to the Science Based Targets initiative, asking the corporate climate targets oversight group to withdraw its plans to accept the use of carbon credits for the purpose of offsetting Scope 3 emissions.

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