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First Kingsnorth, then Heathrow, now...er...Dong?!

With three wins in less than a week, UK climate campaigners are experiencing unfamiliar sensations.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate campaigners target coal power construction firm

For the second time this month, campaigners have targeted offices ofSurrey-based building firm BAM Nuttall. Protesters have climbed thecompany’s flagpole and raised a flag reading “no new coal”. Sevenpeople have attempted to enter the building to speak to ChiefExecutive Martin J.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Naked emperors and the age of possibility

The G20 countries have never had Africa's interests at heart. As they meet in London this week, this is what Africa should be demanding of them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Yasuní needs a better plan

Should we throw our weight behind President Correa's request that rich countries pay Ecuador not to exploit its oil? Not unreservedly, argues Georgie Donati from the Yasuní Green Gold campaign. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Yasuní: a breakthrough at last

Ecuador gives us something to celebrate as it finally sets up a fund to leave the oil in the ground.…

  • 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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I predict a riot cop

The police brutality I witnessed at the G20 climate camp was shocking, but it won't stop us, writes Jess Worth.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cool Change -- Degrees of neglect

Welcome to Cool Change -- an audio adventure to discover how combating climate change can create a fairer world. Progressive people from Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America and Australia offer us successful strategies to confront climate change as well as some radical changes that are already taking place around the world..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Story of Cap and Trade

Confused by all this talk of carbon markets? Check out this entertaining and enlightening little video.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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