As carbon credits face intense scrutiny, negotiators will wrangle over how to ensure the integrity of a new global carbon market
Samuele Landi has been convicted for bankruptcy fraud in Italy. That was no problem for the UAE firm doing forest carbon credit deals across Africa.
Since President Widodo launched Indonesia’s exchange two months ago, there’s been barely any trading of carbon credits
The EU once led the world in combatting flawed forest offset schemes. Now it’s looking to give them a new lease of life.
Project owners in Cambodia and Brazil are selling carbon offsets to Uber, Marathon and ArcelorMittal despite an uptick in deforestation
Turning Africa into a source of carbon credits will benefit polluters and middlemen, not most Africans and not the planet
An Emirati coalition has announced a $450 million commitment to buy carbon credits generated in Africa but critics called offsets a “risky diversion”
Projects in India linked to Enking, the self-proclaimed world’s largest carbon credits producer, have vastly overestimated climate benefits
With all their flaws, carbon offsets are not the solution to deforestation of the Amazon rainforest – leaders should acknowledge that
The scheme aims to fund the coal-to-clean energy transition in emerging economies like Indonesia but experts warn the fine print is key
As a growing number of developing countries tighten control over carbon markets, MIGA plans to step in to provide political risk insurance and facilitate investments.
Billions of dollars are pouring into tech-based solutions to suck carbon dioxide from the atmosphere but the UNFCCC says they are unproven and pose unknown risks.
The carbon credit certifier has both grown rapidly and faced mounting integrity accusations during outgoing CEO’s tenure.
Verra picked a controversial carbon credit verifier to review its new forest offset rules and critics say the changes don’t fix the problem
Japanese engineering giant Mitsubishi has announced a major investment in carbon removal technology, despite continuing to run fossil fuel power plants.
New carbon credit guidelines do not recommend a mandatory levy to fund adaptation despite calls from vulnerable countries and experts
The government commissioned advice from expensive consultants from EY, a company that had also worked with carbon offsetters and the fossil fuel industry.
Indigenous people protect the forests but the organisation writing up a rule-book for high-quality carbon offsets has not adequately consulted them