Battle brewing over carbon ownership rights within Irish farmlands after minister’s remarks

Published 22:57 on September 30, 2021  /  Last updated at 00:11 on October 1, 2021  /  EMEA, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Irish agriculture minister has said that CO2 stored in forests planted on farmland belongs to the government, but agriculture groups maintain they have the right to sell the sequestered carbon on the voluntary emissions reduction (VER) market.

The Irish agriculture minister has said that CO2 stored in forests planted on farmland belongs to the government, but agriculture groups maintain they have the right to sell the sequestered carbon on the voluntary emissions reduction (VER) market.

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