Study raises fresh concerns over soil carbon credits

Published 05:05 on May 5, 2022  /  Last updated at 05:05 on May 5, 2022  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Nature-based, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The concept of handing out offsets to projects adding carbon to soils is flawed because of higher-than-expected mineralisation levels, and funding would be better spent preparing soils to be more resilient to a changing climate, a study has found.

The concept of handing out offsets to projects adding carbon to soils is flawed because of higher-than-expected mineralisation levels, and funding would be better spent preparing soils to be more resilient to a changing climate, a study has found.

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