Carbon offsets are produced and sold under the international climate change
regime (the United Nations Kyoto Protocol) and also within an expanding
voluntary offset market in which companies and individuals can voluntarily opt to
compensate for their greenhouse gas emissions. The volume of carbon produced
and consumed within compliance and voluntary markets has grown dramatically
in the last 5 years, raising a number of governance challenges. This Focus Article
gives an overview of the...
Authors: Heather Lovell