Ben Chester Cheong, a PhD candidate at the Department of Land Economy and Hughes Hall, has referenced Land Economy research in a piece for CNA.

The article highlights issues relating to carbon offsetting, and mentions work done by the Department's Professor Andreas Kontoleon.

Read an extract below:

Carbon credits hold undeniable appeal as they appear to offer a convenient fix for a complex problem. Corporations can tout carbon-neutral products, and consumers can purchase flights guilt-free with carbon-compensated tickets. This means businesses can avoid costly emission reductions, consumers can make guilt-free purchases, and the environment supposedly benefits. All this sounds perfect, in theory. But there are potential pitfalls that could enable greenwashing.

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