At COP26, it's time for corporate climate action to move beyond offsets

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Stockholm Environment Institute scientist Derik Broekhoff presents the case for carbon offset buyers relinquishing their claims to the credits so they are instead counted only towards national climate goals

With COP26 in full swing in Glasgow, some of the strongest momentum for climate action comes from non-state actors, including businesses, investors, public institutions, and local governments. Well over...

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