Can Contested Carbon Offsets Save Southeast Asia’s Forests?

Can Contested Carbon Offsets Save Southeast Asia’s Forests?

Fires are once again raging through forests in Indonesia, shrouding cities as far as Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in a thick smog. Across the globe, the Amazon, the world’s largest rainforest, is also ablaze. The flames have raised fresh alarm over the loss of vital frontiers in the battle against the climate crisis. In the search for solutions, the fires have also reignited a controversial debate: Are the schemes aiming…