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Building a Trustworthy Market for Carbon Offsets: Part 2

May 20, 2021

Using forests to offset a company’s carbon emissions has been dismissed as “greenwashing.” But Diego Saez Gil argues that a verifiable and transparent global market in carbon credits is a vital tool to mitigate climate change. In part 2 of their discussion, he joins Azeem Azhar to explore how his company, Pachama, uses technology to connect farmers and ecologists with climate-conscious corporations in an effort to evolve the global carbon marketplace.

They also discuss:

  • Why companies need offsets to achieve their climate goals.
  • Why carbon offsets should be used only after emission-reducing changes have been maximized.
  • How properly calibrated carbon pricing can incentivize climate-conscious economic activity.

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