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If the proposed policy were adopted, emitters would be subject to a ‘Carbon Removal Obligation’. Interest could be added, establishing a legal responsibility for carbon debt repayment. CROs would be tradeable, by treating carbon debt like financial debt,

Future generations will face crippling costs without action now on carbon debt

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Is simply planting more trees the easy way out?  The answers do not look straightforward. It is all about right trees, right spots, and the right science. Credit: Shutterstock.

Rewilding cities: grow back greener, cleaner and healthier

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cutting-edge, peer-reviewed attribution would allow lawyers to ascertain the prospects of successful litigation before cases reach court

Poor use of science jeopardises climate lawsuits, finds Oxford research

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novel forms of NbS can be used to help conserve and enhance urban heritage, including using soil and turf to physically consolidate vulnerable walls and ruins (termed 'soft capping') as well as enhancing the visitor experience by bringing nature and all i

Enhancing urban life and heritage: Nature-based solutions in the city

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Credit: Shutterstock. True Planet: The world is in a climate crisis, and Oxford researchers are at the forefront of trying to find solutions in adaptation and resilience, nature, energy transition, clean road transport and green finance.

Nature-based solutions highly effective in long term - Oxford research

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Credit: Shutterstock. People may work with beavers on the restoration, rather than controlling them. The beavers, who are best placed to deliver sustainable results, are left to make positive changes in the landscape.

Nature must be a partner, not just a provider of services – Oxford report

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