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  • Writer's pictureGustavo Bernal Torres

Canada Launches Greenhouse Gas Offset Credits to Help Tackle Emissions

A set of rules stipulate how projects can generate tradeable credits by capturing gas emissions.

  • The government said protocols for four other sectors including agriculture and forest management are under way. It will also start developing protocols for carbon capture technology, which Canada’s high-polluting oil industry is betting on to slash its emissions, this summer.

  • The greenhouse gas offset credit system is intended to support a domestic carbon offset trading market, and the government said it will create new economic opportunities for companies and municipalities reducing emissions.



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