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Emission trade-off

Not long after environmental groups lambasted the UK Government's cop-out on carbon offsets, the policy directors of some of the country’s leading development and aid agencies have now written a letter to The Timesweighing-in on the debate. If you were persuaded by some of thedevelopment claims of the offset industry, then square that with thelikes of Oxfam, the World Development Movement, Christian Aid,Tearfund, Practical Action and the New Economics Foundation whosaid today:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - How does your garden grow?

This program gets down in the dirt to ask progressive people from around the world: How does your garden grow? Permaculture may still be seen by many as the fodder of the fringe, but its designs are having profound results stopping starvation, combating climate change, and creating more cohesive communities. Get ready for some reasoned realignment as we welcome co-editor of New Internationalist magazine David Ransom, and hear how growing your own veggies is a profoundly political act,…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blood on the summit floor

As the Copenhagen climate talks went into meltdown, Jess Worth was there to witness the carnage first hand. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Offsets get a code of conned-uct

The British Government's introduction of a 'Code of Conduct' for thevoluntary carbon offset industry has been met with gaping yawns fromenvironmentalists. Most greens have come to the conclusion that carbonoffsets offer little in the way of effective climate solutions and canactually exacerbate the climate crisis by delaying the inevitableparadigm shift that takes us away from the fossil fuel economy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indigenous Groups sound the REDD Alert

I'm currently writing an article for our forthcoming issue of the New Internationalistmagazine that looks at some of the potential dangers of relying oncarbon markets for preserving forests and biodiversity. The globalcarbon market is worth $64 billion but has yet to produce much in theway of reductions in emissions. It has however delivered huge profitsto some of the world's worst polluters who have been investing heavilyin carbon trading, offsets and 'environmental services'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cancún: a relief? Hardly

Reflections on the 16th edition of Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16): the bad guys, the money and the carbon footprint.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Escaping carbon slavery: the view from Nigeria

The climate negotiations have done worse than nothing to prevent climate change. Nigerian activist Adesuwa Uwagie-Ero suggests paths toward climate justice.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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COP21 agreed to a climate-changed world

Recognition of global warming is one thing; taking genuine action is another, writes Nnimmo Bassey. .…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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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.…

  • Sun Jul 2 02:12:00 2006
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Blinded by the light

*Trusha Reddy* discovers why a climate project in South Africa isn’t really switched on.…

  • Sat Jul 1 03:26:00 2006
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