'A prime example of doublethink': How surging demand for land-based CO2 offsets could threaten global food security

Michael Holder
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Careful planning of land-use is needed to serve competing demands as the net zero transition gathers pace | Credit: iStock
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Careful planning of land-use is needed to serve competing demands as the net zero transition gathers pace | Credit: iStock

Oxfam warns many net zero goals rely too heavily on forestation to offset carbon emissions, providing a potential threat to agricultural land

Too many governments and corporations are relying on "unproven and unrealistic" carbon removal and offsetting schemes in order to reach their net zero goals, which could threaten global food supplies if...

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