This piece by Natasha Lasky in Our Daily Planet covers Verra’s announcement of plans to update the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Program and the Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ framework in 2021. The article quotes Verra CEO David Antonioli, who explains that the updates will help “ensure that the available carbon finance is channeled to activities on the ground that demonstrably reduce deforestation and strengthen forest restoration activities.”