Carbon Offsets are Worthless or even worse

Here is John Oliver on Last Week Tonight explaining what carbon offsets are, what they claim to do, and how they might make climate change even worse.

In a statement on LinkedIn on Monday, Verra’s CEO, David Antonioli, said he would leave his role after 15 years leading the organization that dominates the $2bn voluntary carbon market, which has certified more than 1bn credits through its verified carbon standard (VCS). In January, The Guardian proved Verra’s forest carbon offsets used by Disney, Shell, Gucci, and others largely worthless

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