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Climate accountability | 29 September 2022

Legal risks of carbon offsets
Climate accountability

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Legal risks of carbon offsets

Companies are increasingly promoting so-called carbon ‘offset’ products as a solution to the climate crisis. But these ‘offsets’ hide a massive climate problem and pose a significant legal risk to the companies marketing them.

ClientEarth lawyers have unpacked why carbon offsets don’t work, and why businesses relying on them are at risk of legal action.