#carbon offsetting News

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In July, Thailand is set to remove cannabis and hemp from the country’s narcotics list. Eco-Business explores the likely environmental and social impacts of the cannabis trade in the first Southeast Asian country to legalise weed.
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The Earth has lost 4,000 square kilometres of its tidal wetlands over the past 20 years, a new study finds. This is equal to an area roughly the size of the Spanish island Mallorca or the Indian state of Goa.
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Over the past decade, Japan and South Korea have increasingly turned to burning wood pellets for energy, leaning on a UN loophole that dubs biomass burning as carbon neutral.
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Marine heatwaves – periods of exceptionally warm ocean temperature lasting from weeks to years – can be accurately predicted up to one year ahead of the event, new research finds.
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#carbon offsetting Opinion

Australian drylands viewed from the air.
The biggest carbon dioxide sinks in Australia are at risk of collapse, based on the latest trends.
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LNG importers and ESG investors should beware of evolving cost and climate claims
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Carbon offsets provide a sense of security and encourage a belief that the status quo can continue. To fight the climate crisis, there is a need to also invest in carbon reduction and encourage behaviour change.
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Firms need to focus on slashing emissions from their own operations. They should use offsets that credibly remove greenhouse gases, and in the long run, stop using offsets altogether.
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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

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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