Colombia’s carbon tax scheme undermined by questionable REDD credits, probe finds

Published 18:33 on July 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 18:46 on July 15, 2021  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Colombia may have lost millions in carbon tax revenue while doing little to advance its climate goals, according to an NGO investigation into two REDD projects that raises questions about how forest carbon activities interact with government rules.

(Updates to clarify details in paragraphs 22 and 24 about CMW’s report)

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