California legislators ask ARB to conduct review of forestry offset protocol amid leakage concerns

Published 22:57 on May 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:46 on May 8, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California legislators have called on regulator ARB to undertake an independent review of the state's cap-and-trade forestry offset protocol, amid concerns raised by an academic report that the protocol inflates emission reductions due to lenient leakage assumptions, according to a letter seen by Carbon Pulse.

California legislators have called on regulator ARB to undertake an independent review of the state’s cap-and-trade forestry offset protocol, amid concerns raised by an academic report that the protocol inflates emission reductions due to lenient leakage assumptions, according to a letter seen by Carbon Pulse.

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