Forest-based offsets do not represent reductions, carbon analyst contends

Published 18:37 on April 6, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:49 on April 6, 2022  /  International, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Forest-based offsets should not be marketed as emissions reductions, according to a veteran compliance carbon market analyst, who said on Wednesday that trees must be continually planted to compensate for lost forest stock while project proponents enjoy high returns from their original investment.

Forest-based offsets should not be marketed as emissions reductions, according to a veteran compliance carbon market analyst, who said on Wednesday that trees must be continually planted to compensate for lost forest stock while project proponents enjoy high returns from their original investment.

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