Decades-old disagreements to dominate final months of Carney-led offset taskforce

Published 22:24 on March 31, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:15 on April 20, 2021  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, EMEA, International, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

UN climate finance envoy Mark Carney's Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM) hopes to conclude this summer with a report describing provisional agreement on environmental principles for verified emissions reductions (VERs), but must now confront long-standing issues around the role of REDD+ projects and governance. 

UN climate finance envoy Mark Carney’s Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM) hopes to conclude this summer with a report describing provisional agreement on environmental principles for verified emissions reductions (VERs), though long-standing issues are persisting around the role of REDD+ projects and governance.

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