We are writing on behalf of Manchester Friends of the Earth to respond to the consultation on Cross City Bus Travel.
Negotiations to prevent dangerous climate change are moving painfully slowly, despite the science demanding urgent carbon cuts. Developed countries are reluctant to set themselves reduction targets consistent with what the science demands and provide necessary financial flows to developing countries. To compound this failure, they are also seeking to continue and extend the use of offsetting. This report provides the evidence to show that offsetting does not work and will not work.