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John Oliver on corporate ‘net zero’ proposals: ‘We cannot offset our way out of climate change’
www.theguardian.com
Carbon offsets are a popular route for reaching “net zero” two-thirds of companies in heavily polluting industries relied on offsets instead of emissions reductions to reach carbon neutrality. building wind turbines. because it’s easy to say that you are reducing carbon emissions but it is much hard
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  • Carbon offsets are a popular route for reaching “net zero”
  • two-thirds of companies in heavily polluting industries relied on offsets instead of emissions reductions to reach carbon neutrality.
  • building wind turbines.
  • because it’s easy to say that you are reducing carbon emissions but it is much harder to prove it. And the truth is, there aren’t many checks and balances in place to prevent abuse.”
  • to “offset”

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