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Missing the Carbon for the Trees: The Role of Forest Carbon Offsets

The role of carbon offsets has become an existential issue: offsets need to be real, and durable, if they are actually to play a role in reaching net-zero. But recent research shows that this may be hard to achieve.

Cary forest ecologist Charles Canham and President Joshua Ginsberg discuss the pitfalls and prospects for forest carbon offsets as part of a net-zero economy. 

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