Integrity of firms’ emissions reporting in China’s early carbon markets

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Integrity of firms’ emissions reporting in China’s early carbon markets

Integrity of firms’ emissions reporting in China’s early carbon markets, Published online: 28 January 2019; doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0394-4

Accurate emissions data are required to monitor progress towards climate goals. Firms’ self-reported emissions show convergence with independently verified emissions in two pilot emissions trading systems in China over several years, suggesting the effectiveness of oversight and third-party audits.