Letzte Aktualisierung: November 5, 2021
CO2 removal markets for the 1.5 degree target
By Wilfried Rickels and Christine Merk
CO2-neutral has become a popular label for many companies. More and more companies are advertising their products with this label — whether to attract customers or to be classified as sustainable — also with a view to the financial markets. They can usually achieve this by offsetting their emissions with voluntary certificates from so-called offset markets. Elsewhere, for example, renewable energies are promoted to avoid additional emissions, or trees are planted to absorb and store CO2 already emitted from the atmosphere in the long term.