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Why carbon offsetting undermines climate targets – Joint NGO statement

In this joint statement, 80 civil society organisations, including Carbon Market Watch, express their opposition to the use of carbon credits for offsetting purposes and the recent move towards relaxing rules surrounding indirect scope 3 emissions, such as the recent controversy at the Science-based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Climate targets must focus primarily on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions within companies’ and countries’ own boundaries

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