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Carbon offsetting could do more harm than good if companies buy credits instead of reducing their own emissions.

Carbon offsetting could do more harm than good if companies buy credits instead of reducing their own emissions.

Carbon offsetting could do more harm than good if companies buy credits instead of reducing their own emissions.

Farmers planning to sell carbon credits need to be aware of the differences in how they are bought and sold, to ensure they don’t enter into agreements that could impact them financially in the future.

That’s according to Jim Elliott, senior policy advisor at Green Alliance, an independent think tank focused on the environment, which released a report on the topic at last weeks Oxford Farming Conference.


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