TITLE

Options for Addressing Challenges to Carbon Offset Quality

AUTHOR(S)
Trimble, David C.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/17/2011, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on options to address the challenges to carbon offset quality. It offers information on the key challenges to evaluate the quality of various types of carbon offsets, and options to address the challenges related to offset quality if the U.S. decides to implement a program to limit emissions. It notes that GAO used relevant studies, and interviewed experts concerning the issue.
ACCESSION #
59622477

 

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