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Strong transparency required for carbon credit mechanisms

Delacote, Philippe, L’Horty, Tara, Kontoleon, Andreas, West, Thales A.P., Creti, Anna, Filewod, Ben, LeVelly, Gwenole, Guizar-Coutiño, Alejandro, Groom, Ben ORCID: 0000-0003-0729-143X and Elias, Micah (2024) Strong transparency required for carbon credit mechanisms. Nature Sustainability. ISSN 2398-9629

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Identification Number: 10.1038/s41893-024-01310-0

Abstract

The credibility of carbon offset mechanisms is threatened by many issues related to their true effectiveness. We advocate that these issues cannot be effectively addressed without a dramatic improvement in transparency across the entire value chain of carbon offsetting, a crucial step for achieving a reduction in carbon emissions.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.nature.com/natsustain/
Additional Information: © 2024 Springer Nature Limited
Divisions: Grantham Research Institute
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2024 08:00
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2024 03:15
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/122618

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