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Offsetting our way out of the climate crisis isn’t possible or credible

John Oliver’s sketch, aired last week, threw a comic light on the world of carbon offsets; some criticisms of which we agree with. While it threw into doubt the validity of carbon offsets and claims, it also potentially damaged the credibility of any corporate climate action. And that’s not helpful.

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Brazil: Should we stay or should we go?

The Amazon is burning and Brazil’s government is refusing to take responsibility. Does it still make sense for WeForest to stay active there and even develop two new restoration projects? Short answer: Yes, it very much does.

The restoration economy is a growing economy

During COP24 in Katowice, Poland, end of last year, it once again was discussed how to deal with an ever growing and demanding global population in an increasingly stressed environment.