#carbon offsetting News

Tiger walking in dry river
The novel mechanisms promise to mobilise more private financing for conservation, but risk distracting developing countries from addressing underlying debt issues and could ultimately be exploitative, say experts.
InfiniteEarth Rimba Raya monkey
The standards organisation accused of approving “worthless” credits last year got an endorsement for meeting the ICVCM's quality criteria. The carbon market outlook remains unclear, with Indonesia recently censuring a huge forest project.
Asia Centre of Carbon Excellence
Co-led by two senior South Pole staff, the Singapore-based Asia Centre of Carbon Excellence seeks to grow nascent decarbonisation projects in the region, such as early coal phase-out, greener shipping fuels and carbon capture and storage.
TNC CEO Jennifer Morris
Jennifer Morris, who heads up the global conservation outfit, rules out preserving nature through internationally traded biodiversity credits as it does not make scientific sense, but says “like for like” regional certificates could work.
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#carbon offsetting Opinion

Darwin LNG gas plant
Australia’s gas future must involve energy security and climate security. The new government strategy fails to strike this balance.
Burgos solar and wind farm
House Bill 7705, the low carbon economy bill, could help the climate-vulnerable nation seize the economic opportunities that come with decarbonisation.
Kuamut forest reserve sabah
Malaysia is expected to launch its first local nature-based carbon credit but it faces a jurisdictional quagmire, wherein forest management is predominantly governed by state authorities.
Taylor Swift  top polluter
The pop superstar claims she can offset the immense carbon footprint of her private jet but the only way for the superrich to reduce their climate impact is to fly less and choose more sustainable forms of transport.
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#carbon offsetting Videos

SP Group, My Carbon Footprint
EB Studio Thinking about your carbon footprint can be mind-boggling. Even if you wanted to do something about it, where do you start? With this mobile app, all the information you need is at your fingertips.
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#carbon offsetting Podcasts

Gojek vehicle in Indonesia
GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.
COP26 podcast
The climate talks in Glasgow could have a major trickle-down effect on Asia's business community. What should the region's businesses expect from COP26? The Eco-Business Podcast asked energy and sustainability expert Malavika Bambawale.
Google moonshot
With governments and companies racing towards net zero, Google has set a target to use clean energy for every location and every hour of its operations by 2030. Is this possible?
Where is the smart money going in renewables?
Solar, wind, carbon capture, nature-based solutions—what are the technologies needed to combat climate change? Eco-Business asked clean energy entrepreneur Hendrik Tiesinga where the smart money is going.
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