Net zero emissions targets are everywhere – we need to sort the genuine from the greenwash

Because pledges alone won't achieve net zero.

Tim Kruger, James Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin School, Environmental Change Institute and Institute for Science Innovation and Society, University of Oxford • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~7 min

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Britain needs to grow more trees – are sheep farms the answer?

New research finds forest regeneration on sheep pasture is an economically viable way to fight climate change.

Colin Osborne, Professor of Plant Biology, University of Sheffield • conversation
Sept. 16, 2020 ~7 min

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Green bailouts: relying on carbon offsetting will let polluting airlines off the hook

Carbon offsetting is better regulated than it once was, but it's no solution to the climate crisis.

Ben Christopher Howard, Doctoral Researcher in Nature-based Solutions, University of Birmingham • conversation
May 27, 2020 ~6 min

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