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Barbara Haya Expresses Concerns Over Carbon Offsets

June 8, 2022
A tree seedling in a forest

How effective are carbon offsets at advancing net-zero goals?

Not very, says CIEE research fellow Dr. Barbara Haya. In a recent story by the Financial Times, Haya argues that double-counting and vague standards undermine the integrity of current offsetting initiatives. She proposes an alternative solution: companies can invest in carbon-cleansing efforts such as environmental protection projects or new carbon removal technologies instead.

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