Paying for your sins: why carbon offsetting is not a serious approach to climate change

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Abstract

Dr Keith Baker, co-founder of the Energy Policy Research initiative, says that if the SNP is to back up its “climate emergency” statement with serious substance, then former climate minister Stewart Stevenson MSP’s carbon offsetting proposals must be rejected outright
Original languageEnglish
JournalCommonspace
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2019

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Keywords

  • carbon pricing
  • climate change
  • climate emergency
  • Scottish Government
  • SNP

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Paying for your sins: why carbon offsetting is not a serious approach to climate change. / Baker, Keith.

In: Commonspace, 01.05.2019.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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