news | 2022-07-07
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Offsetting for carbon neutrality – getting the claims right

In a blog post for the EU-project LIFE DICET researchers from IVL and Perspectives Climate Group explain why voluntarily seeking so-called “corresponding adjustments” is a matter of whether an actor wants to voluntarily help to close the ambition gap to contribute to the global 1.5-degree goal. To get claims about offsetting and carbon neutrality right, a global accounting approach must be applied.

The EU-project LIFE DICET is coordinated by the European University Institute i Florence and co-funded by the LIFE Programme of the European Commission External link, opens in new window.. It supports EU and member state policymakers in deepening international cooperation for the development and possible integration of carbon markets.

The blog post is written by Kenneth Möllersten and Lars Zetterberg, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, and Hanna-Mari Ahonen External link, opens in new window., Perspectives Climate Group.

Read the blog post here: Offsetting for carbon neutrality – getting the claims right External link, opens in new window.


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