Harnessing the VCM to retire orphaned oil and gas wells

Payne Institute Sustainable Finance Lab Manager Brad Handler writes about how the American Carbon Registry (ACR), a greenhouse gas registry, has released a methodology for creating carbon offset credits from plugging orphaned oil and gas wells.  These offset credits will be the first of their type to be issued through a major registry for the voluntary carbon market (VCM).  May 19, 2023.