Norway will be increasingly tempted to fund carbon emission cuts abroad instead of reining in its own greenhouse gas emissions in order to reach its ambitious 2030 climate goals, a member of the opposition Socialist Left party, SV, said on Monday. Norway has one of the world’s most ambitious net zero carbon goals—to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030 , which was enshrined into law in 2016, but which comes with the caveat that Norway can use the so-called carbon credits—financing greenhouse gas reductions in other countries—to offset its own emissions. According to Audun Lysbakken of the Socialist Left party in Norway and a former minister in a previous Labor government, “The closer we get to 2030, the more difficult it will be to reach our climate goals.” “It will become more tempting to buy ourselves free of them,” Nina Berglund at quoted Lysbakken as saying on […]