Eli Mitchell-Larson is a climate researcher and advocate at the University of Oxford . He leads the launch of Carbon Gap which was launched at COP26 to advance carbon removal knowledge and policy outcomes in Europe. He is the corresponding author of the Oxford Principles for Net Zero Aligned Offsetting
Eli Mitchell-Larson is a climate researcher and advocate at the University of Oxford ...see more
Mar 15 2022
Carbon credits are not offsets
In everyday language, ‘buying carbon credits’ and ‘offsetting’ are used interchangeably. But they are not the same. To stop greenwashing while increasing funding for climate projects, there is an urgent need to separate the unit, a carbon credit, from the activity, making a climate claim.
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