'Growing pains': BNEF warns carbon offset market faces uncertain long term outlook

James Murray
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'Growing pains': BNEF warns carbon offset market faces uncertain long term outlook

Influential analyst firm argues prices for carbon offsets could reach as high as $120 a ton by 2050, or as low as $47 a ton

Demand for carbon offset credits is set to soar in the coming decades as companies look to deliver on their net zero targets and governments seek to encourage investment in natural carbon sinks and negative...

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