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Canada Launches Its First Federal Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System

The system aims to stimulate innovation in GHG-reduction activities as part of the country’s 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan. By JP Brisson, Michael Dreibelbis, and Alicia Robinson On June 8, 2022, Canada launched the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Offset Credit System (the System) to create a “market-based incentive to undertake innovative projects that reduce greenhouse gases.”[1] The … Continue Reading

Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Publishes Provisional Claims Code of Practice

The Claims Code seeks to ensure the integrity of voluntary carbon markets to support achievement of the Paris Agreement goals. By Jean-Philippe Brisson, Paul A. Davies, Sarah E. Fortt, Betty M. Huber, Alicia Robinson, and Deric Behar The Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity (VCMI) Initiative is “a multi-stakeholder platform to drive credible, net-zero aligned participation in voluntary carbon markets.” The VCMI … Continue Reading
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