Are carbon credits just ‘permissions to pollute’?

Modified on Thu, 05 Oct 2023 at 03:21 PM

Carbon credits serve as a tool to address unavoidable or historic emissions.  


After making every effort to reduce emissions, purchasing carbon credits is a way to be accountable for a climate impact and to take climate action beyond one's own area of influence. 


Companies that set ‘Science Based Targets,’(internal emission reduction targets) in line with what science tells us to limit warming to 2C’. 


By choosing Gold Standard carbon credits, companies are supporting projects that reduce global emissionsand also helping to bring sustainable development benefits – like access to energy and water, new jobs, and better health – to communities around the world.

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