WQ87168 (e) Wedi’i gyflwyno ar 19/01/2023

Pa asesiad mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi'i wneud o'r canfyddiadau a adroddwyd gan y Guardian, y papur wythnosol Almaenig Die Zeit a SourceMaterial ar effeithiolrwydd cynlluniau coedwig law Verra o ran gwrthbwyso carbon a'i effaith ar y llwybr di-garbon yng Nghymru?

Wedi'i ateb gan Y Gweinidog Newid Hinsawdd | Wedi'i ateb ar 27/01/2023

We have made no assessment of the effectiveness of the carbon off-setting of Verra’s rainforest schemes. However, it has no impact on our statutory net zero pathway in Wales. We have already confirmed that we will not be utilising offsets towards our first, or second carbon budget periods and already have a legislative framework that sets out a number of checks and balances around the types and levels of any potential use of offsets in relation to our legislative net zero target.

However, we welcome the research, which was developed by a number of researchers including Professor Julia Jones from Bangor University. It is right to highlight the importance of ensuring any offset schemes are robust and credible.