#carbon offsetting News

An image used in a simulation of extreme flooding in Hong Kong
People exposed to a 3D simulation of a devastating super-typhoon that submerged Hong Kong were unlikely to see climate change as a risk or make planet-conscious lifestyle changes. This was particularly true for climate sceptics and people who already lead eco-conscious lives.
Tropical peat swamp forest carbon monitoring, Central Kalimantan
Amid controversy over the quality of market-based forest carbon programmes, experts say moving towards jurisdictional-scale projects could plug some gaps. But better science, and a new corporate relationship to offsetting are also needed.
Rainforest in Guyana
The issuance of carbon credits just to forestall logging in highly intact forests is being scrutinised, as large volumes of such HFLD credits are expected to hit the market. Experts fret that they over-represent actual emissions saved.
natural beauty products
From "incoherent" net zero plans to reliance on carbon offsetting, a report from the Carbon Trust highlights the beauty industry's blemished climate commitments.
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#carbon offsetting Opinion

Men in Assam, India, preparing flood defences.
Critics who dismiss voluntary carbon markets as greenwashing are overlooking people who are in desperate need of climate finance. Yes, carbon markets have problems that need fixing. But they are an essential solution for communities on the frontline of climate change.
As governments seek an agreement on a global plan to halt the rapid loss of the world’s biodiversity, the rights of Indigenous peoples, smallholder farmers and other agroecological communities are being sidelined.
Australian drylands viewed from the air.
The biggest carbon dioxide sinks in Australia are at risk of collapse, based on the latest trends.
transportation of LNG via ship
LNG importers and ESG investors should beware of evolving cost and climate claims
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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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