VCM participants split on shorter offset permanency requirements for struggling small forest owners

Published 21:01 on April 23, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:01 on April 23, 2021  /  Americas, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

US owners of lands smaller than 2,000 hectares are struggling both to maintain forests and generate credits under existing voluntary carbon offset (VCM) standards, but experts are divided on whether lower monitoring obligations can help alleviate the situation, panelists at the North American Carbon World (NACW) conference said Thursday.

US owners of lands smaller than 2,000 hectares are struggling both to maintain forests and generate credits under existing voluntary carbon offset (VCM) standards, but experts are divided on whether lower monitoring obligations can help, panellists at the North American Carbon World (NACW) conference said Thursday.

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