ANALYSIS: A good vintage? The voluntary carbon market’s longevity problem

Published 17:05 on February 18, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:05 on February 18, 2022  / Katherine Monahan /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary

The voluntary carbon market's (VCM) effectiveness as a force in climate action is being called into question, with more than half of credits retired in 2021 representing emissions cuts made more than five years earlier.
The voluntary carbon market's (VCM) effectiveness as a force in climate action is being called into question, with more than half of credits retired in 2021 representing emissions cuts made more than five years earlier.


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