Carbon offsets are incompatible with the Paris Agreement

Elsevier, One Earth, Volume 6, 15 September 2023
Cullenward D., Badgley G., Chay F.

Carbon offsets allow companies and governments to outsource emission reductions to third parties and have played a prominent role in many climate mitigation policies to date. But in order to support temperature stabilization under the Paris Agreement, nearly everything about them must change.