12.10.2020

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Podcast: Reviewer 2 does geoengineering: Steve Smith dives into the new Oxford Carbon Offsetting Principles

"Steve Smith and reviewer2 debate the merits of carbon offsetting and discuss the new Oxford Offsetting Principles."

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02.10.2020

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carbonplan: Carbon offsets burning

"In the middle of a record fire season on the US West Coast, the Lionshead Fire in Oregon burned through one of the largest forest carbon offset projects participating in California’s carbon market. Beyond the tragic effects on local communities and hazardous regional air quality, the expected carbon losses from this fire illustrate how California’s approach of using forests to mitigate climate change may need re-evaluation."

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29.09.2020

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Business Green: Oxford Offsetting Principles: Academics launch new guidelines for carbon offsetting

"New standard aims to help protect companies from accusations of greenwash by ensuring they prioritise the highest-quality, most effective carbon offsets available."

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27.09.2020

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Tech Crunch: Nori is pitching carbon trading … on the blockchain!

"Founded by Paul Gambill, a former Deloitte Technology employee who left the firm in 2015 to begin working on a company that would tackle climate change, Nori uses blockchain to solve the “double counting” that exists in the carbon offset market."

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16.09.2020

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Shopify: Fighting for the Future: Shopify Invests $5M in Breakthrough Sustainability Technologies

"We are funding innovative companies focused on reducing carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere. Our investments will enable these companies to scale and commercialize their technologies, kickstarting market forces and spurring solutions that will help protect and restore our planet."

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07.09.2020

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BusinessGreen: Mark Carney launches drive to develop global market for CO2 offsets

"A host of top figures from business, finance, and academia led by former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney have announced a global Taskforce to accelerate the development of voluntary carbon markets across the private sector, ahead of anticipated surge in demand for CO2 offsets as the net zero transition gathers pace."

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04.08.2020

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Green Tech Media: Shell’s Carbon Offset Business Makes Its First Acquisition

"Shell will acquire Australia’s Select Carbon, a “carbon farming” specialist, as the oil giant begins shaping a crucial pillar of its net-zero plans."

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29.07.2020

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Jeffery, Louise; et al. (2020): Options for supporting Carbon Dioxide Removal

Jeffery, Louise; Höhne, Niklas; Moisio, Mia; Day, Thomas; Lawless, Benjamin (2020): Options for supporting Carbon Dioxide Removal. Discussion paper. New Climate Institute; C2G.

"In this paper we set out to examine the broad policy frameworks that can support the development and upscaling of CDR and, in particular, whether CDR can be supported by offsetting schemes."

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27.07.2020

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BBC: Could carbon-removal tech make travel more sustainable?

"A new wave of carbon-offsetting platforms invites consumers to remove emissions instantly and permanently. Could travellers be the key to their success?"

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21.07.2020

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Convoy: What on Earth are Carbon Offsets?

"Companies aiming to be carbon-neutral believe offsets help provide the 'net' in their 'net-zero emissions' goals."

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