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December 11, 2023

‘No leakage’ structure to strengthen carbon markets, says Costa Rica’s environment minister

Franz Tattenbach, Costa Rica environment minister
Costa Rican environment minister Franz Tattenbach says carbon credit proceeds will go towards investing in new domains such as mangrove forests, as well as supporting indigenous communities (Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for WWF International)

Costa Rica’s minister for environment and energy, Franz Tattenbach, tells Sustainable Views that the proceeds of a new carbon credit deal will ‘absolutely’ be shared with indigenous communities

Strong methodologies for carbon markets and a jurisdictional approach are essential to preserving the value of carbon credits, argues Costa Rica’s minister for environment and energy, Franz Tattenbach.

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