Renewable energy certificates threaten the integrity of corporate science-based targets

Source: Nature.com

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 09 June 2022; doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01379-5

Companies commonly use renewable energy certificates to report progress towards emission reduction targets. However, this use of certificates is unlikely to result in actual emission reductions, which undermines the credibility of corporate emission reduction claims and their alignment with the Paris Agreement goal.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-022-01379-5