Australia puts avoided deforestation offset method under review

Published 11:35 on September 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:18 on September 11, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia on Wednesday opened a review of the method that allows land-owners to earn carbon credits for avoided deforestation, an approach that has previously come under fire for lacking integrity but from which the government has contracted to buy some 26 million offsets.

Australia on Wednesday opened a review of the method that allows land-owners to earn carbon credits for avoided deforestation, an approach that has previously come under fire for lacking integrity but from which the government has contracted to buy some 26 million offsets.

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