Weak voluntary carbon markets will kill our chances of limiting temperature rise to 1.5C

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Mark Carney's Taskforce for Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets risks failing to tackle the problems that have long beset CO2 offsets, argues Greenpeace's Louisa Casson

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