Federal government unveils plan to allow communities, industry to earn carbon offset credits

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Federal government unveils plan to allow communities, industry to earn carbon offset credits

The federal government announced today that it's developing a greenhouse gas carbon offset program it says will help to generate new ideas to reduce emissions.

Posted: Mar 05, 2021 3:50 PM ET | Last Updated: March 5 Municipal landfills produce methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. Under the new offset system, municipalities would be able to earn carbon credits for capturing methane instead of letting it escape into the atmosphere. (CBC)

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