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Vol 65 No 13

Published 20th June 2024


Calls grow to regulate ballooning carbon credits

President William Ruto holds up carbon trading as his country’s next big export but climate activists want much tighter controls

By elevating carbon credits to the top of the climate finance agenda President William Ruto has made Kenya a key player on environment policy in Africa. He has won public backing from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and has also attracted hefty investments from Blue Carbon, a carbon-offsetting firm based in the United Arab Emirates.

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