Putting the 'net' in net zero: Seven principles for delivering negative emissions

James Murray
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Demand for carbon offsets expected to surge as more companies target net zero
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Demand for carbon offsets expected to surge as more companies target net zero

New report from the Coalition for Negative Emissions argues urgent action is needed to expand carbon removals market - and businesses have a critical role to play

Should businesses invest in offset credits, carbon neutrality, carbon removals, or whichever moniker they choose to apply to the practice of procuring so-called negative emissions? The case against...

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