Mark Carney-led offset market taskforce hands over reins to new governance body

Michael Holder
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Credit: Young mangrove planting and restoration can help drive down emissions and prevent coastal erosion
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Credit: Young mangrove planting and restoration can help drive down emissions and prevent coastal erosion

The Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets announces new independent governance body to oversee development of carbon offset credit principles

The Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets has formed an independent governance body to oversee its efforts to "bring greater quality and integrity" to the trading of CO2 offsets, as the Mark Carney-led...

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