EXPLAINER: Forest carbon credits aim to offset pollution


              Flames and smoke rise from a burn zone near the Chambira community, in Peru's Amazon, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Forest carbon credits aim to protect forests by allowing companies, individuals and governments to cancel out their emissions by paying to plant trees or preserve forests that would otherwise be cut. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Residents travel on the Huallaga River near the Chazuta community with the background of Cordillera Azul National Park, in Peru's Amazon, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. Forest carbon credits aim to protect forests by allowing companies, individuals and governments to cancel out their emissions by paying to plant trees or preserve forests that would otherwise be cut. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
            
              Cut down trees lie within view of the Cordillera Azul National Park, seen in the background near Chambira community, in Peru's Amazon, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Forest carbon credits aim to protect forests by allowing companies, individuals and governments to cancel out their emissions by paying to plant trees or preserve forests that would otherwise be cut. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
EXPLAINER: Forest carbon credits aim to offset pollution