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Issue 391 of New Internationalist

Reader-owned global journalism

July 2006

CO2NNED: Carbon offsets stripped bare

The issues behind the 'carbon offset' industry, the communities negatively affected by so-called climate friendly projects, and what really needs to happen to counter climate change.


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Forest fever

It's 2010. Brazilian activists *Marcelo Calazans* and *Renata Valentim* imagine what the future might look like if the carbon...

NI Prize Crossword

10 things you should know about tree 'offsets'

Forest and climate change campaigner *Jutta Kill* explains why planting trees is no substitute for reducing pollution.
The happiness conspiracy

The happiness conspiracy

What is happiness? John F Schumaker argues our socio-economic system is designed to spew out citizens eternally in search of...

Has the UN betrayed us?

Saharawis abandoned warfare and eschewed terrorism, placing their trust in international law and the United Nations. Now look how...

Be Carbon Positive!

Don't be ‘neutral’ on climate change, be positive!

Carlos Cazalis

Housing themselves. Urban action in São Paulo caught by Carlos Cazalis.

Following Them Home: the fate of the returned asylum seekers

Following them home by David Corlett

Please do not sponsor this tree

Raised voices on climate change.

A Life Elsewhere

A Life Elsewhere by Segun Afolabi

Body Count

Body Count by Peter Gill

Heading South

Heading South written and directed by Laurent Cantet

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