UN to fight for future of carbon offset scheme

clock • 2 min read

Amid calls for the Clean Development Mechanism to be axed, the UN climate chief has weighed in on its behalf

The UN climate chief has jumped to the defence of a carbon offset scheme, amid calls to scrap it. Next week, at talks in Bangkok, negotiators will consider whether to replace or repurpose the Clean...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Offsets

Climeworks launched its direct air capture and storage plant in Iceland in September 2021 | Credit: Climeworks

'Returns could be in the trillions': Report touts huge investment opportunity of carbon removal technologies

BeZero Carbon research points to growing commercial interest in carbon removals such as direct air capture, enhanced weathering and biochar

clock 03 October 2022 • 3 min read
Hellisheidi Power Plant / Credit: Arni Saeberg

Converting captured carbon into rock really is that easy

Icelandic company Carbfix has cracked the code on converting liquified CO2 into rock, leading the charge to capture and store excess carbon

Leah Garden, GreenBiz.com
clock 30 September 2022 • 3 min read
'We need to do everything we can': Drax sets out case for bioenergy and carbon capture and storage

'We need to do everything we can': Drax sets out case for bioenergy and carbon capture and storage

Opportunities, challenges, and controversies surrounding engineered carbon removals and corporate offsetting practices come under microscope on day two of the Net Zero Festival

Cecilia Keating
clock 30 September 2022 • 5 min read