Offset Developers, Critics Could Both Benefit by Fixes

Wara, Michael
May 2010
Environmental Forum;May/Jun2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p53
The article discusses the failure of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to deliver well its promise of reducing carbon emissions because of doubts about their quality. It mentions that offset developers are angered by uncertain regulatory risks to their projects which is driven by shifting regulations as well as on criticisms concerning the validation of offset initiatives. It affirms that it is important to have a healthy offset regulatory process to ensure success on offset projects.


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