Indigenous groups in Guyana raise alarm over historic issuance of carbon credits by Norwegian-funded certifier
NewsDecember 23, 2022
/ By: Ann Danaiya Usher
The government of Guyana has been issued 33 million tonnes worth of forest carbon credits by ART, a certifier funded by Norway, and it has sold them to a US oil company. Indigenous groups say the government has sold off something that is not theirs to sell, and they do not rule out legal action. Rainforest Foundation US calls it a “dangerous precedent.”
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