EU, Policy and Regulation, UK, US

Explainer: Improving standards in the voluntary carbon market

Tropical rainforest
An investigation earlier this year found that 90 per cent of rainforest credits do not amount to actual carbon reductions (Photo: Yakov_Oskanov/Envato)

US and European policymakers are proposing tougher rules over the use of carbon credits, while industry bodies continue their work to raise standards in the voluntary carbon market

Improving standards in the voluntary carbon market — where companies and individuals can buy credits from initiatives designed to reduce ...

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