Carbon Markets

Cookstove carbon credits under pressure after report alleges ‘pervasive over-crediting’

Woman cooking over traditional cookstove
The cultural importance of traditional cooking methods has made the switch to cleaner technologies more difficult than envisaged (Photo: Mauriciotoro10/Envato)

Cookstove carbon credits can be used to finance cleaner and more efficient ways of cooking in developing countries. But research has raised doubts about their contribution to emissions reduction

Around 2.3bn people around the world still rely on polluting fuel, such as charcoal or wood, for cooking, according ...

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