Carbon offsetting

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‘It’s critical’: can Microsoft make good on its climate ambitions?
The company has set an example in the fight against carbon – but it retains ties to obstructionist groups

Kyla Mandel

27, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Bulb chief used government advisory role to ‘brief against’ rivals
Collapsed supplier used access to ministers to criticise competitors’ green credentials and exaggerate its own

Jillian Ambrose

27, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Counter climate summit kicks off as activists lament Cop26 inaction
Coalition aims to give voice to ideas and solutions it believes are largely absent from the Cop talks

Nina Lakhani in Glasgow

07, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Dangerous blindspot’: why overlooking blue carbon could sink us
Exceptional new findings show the huge potential of salt marshes for sucking up carbon. But is it too late for blue carbon to save the world?

Karen McVeigh

06, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The problem with blue carbon: can seagrass be replanted … by hand?
The planet’s incredible marine carbon sink is vanishing – and the only way to replace it is costly, labour-intense and takes years. Experts say it’s worth it

Karen McVeigh

05, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Practical problems with personal carbon allowances | Letters
Letters: Prof Alan McKinnon writes that it remains very difficult to measure emissions at a product level; Colin Challen believes that politicians have to be much more upfront about the changes we need to make

Letters

04, Nov, 2021 @6:22 PM

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Blue carbon: the hidden CO2 sink that pioneers say could save the planet
With the ocean key to meeting 1.5C, all eyes are now on the vital but overlooked “big three” marine ecosystems – seagrass, mangroves and salt marshes

Karen McVeigh

04, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Can carbon trading reduce global emissions?
Carbon markets have become a vital tool to make super-polluters pay while rewarding those with low carbon footprints

Jillian Ambrose

03, Nov, 2021 @5:50 PM

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Cop26’s worst outcome would be giving the green light to carbon offsetting | Jennifer Morgan
This greenwashing tactic has failed – to pursue it now would be to blow a huge hole in the Paris agreement, says Jennifer Morgan of Greenpeace International

Jennifer Morgan

03, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Australia could become a net negative emissions economy. The technology already exists | Frank Jotzo
To understand our opportunities and pressure points we need an open, inclusive, genuine process

Frank Jotzo

01, Nov, 2021 @11:36 PM

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Scott Morrison unveils $500m in international climate finance on first day of Cop26
Money will be directed to projects in Pacific and south-east Asia, Australia’s PM says

Katharine Murphy in Glasgow

01, Nov, 2021 @7:29 PM

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As Cop26 begins, it’s time to face inconvenient truths | Letters
Letters: The UK is failing to lead the way with its climate policies, says David Humphreys, while Michael Stone calls for a more realistic way to measure the country’s carbon footprint. Plus letters from Dr Steve Hyer and Drusilla Long

Letters

31, Oct, 2021 @5:57 PM

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