October 27, 2023

Introduction to the SeriesIn 2021, the Task Force on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets suggested that a 10x to 100x increase in the use of carbon offsets is needed to deploy the “climate capital” around the world to meet global climate targets. Under this scenario, between tens and hundreds of billions of dollars would be spent

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October 25, 2023

Introduction to the SeriesIn 2021, the Task Force on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets suggested that a 10x to 100x increase in the use of carbon offsets is needed to deploy the “climate capital” around the world to meet global climate targets. Under this scenario, between tens and hundreds of billions of dollars would be spent

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October 23, 2023

Introduction to the SeriesIn 2021, the Task Force on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets suggested that a 10x to 100x increase in the use of carbon offsets is needed to deploy the “climate capital” around the world to meet global climate targets. Under this scenario, between tens and hundreds of billions of dollars would be spent

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September 28, 2023

When is “taking the next step” in assessing the economics of climate change equivalent to “taking a step backwards” when it comes to actually making climate progress?It’s a question that can be raised regarding David Wallace Wells’ most recent opinion piece for the NY Times, which reports on a recent paper from the National Bureau

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September 26, 2023

The new series of articles by Carbon Brief regarding carbon offsets is an impressive amount of work. My “only” quibble is that they never discuss WHY carbon offsets are legitimately so hard to get right. As Einstein said, “If I had an hour to solve a problem, I’d spend 55 minutes understanding the problem.” We

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