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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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Brazen Posturing

BP was under fire at its AGM for its tar sands investments - Jess Worth was there.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Canada’s PM only has time for one colour of suicide

Stephen Harper has played into the hands of a biased media as he fails to tackle the issues faced by young First Nations people, writes Chloe Ferguson.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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PODCAST: The canary in the climate coal mine

Phil England speaks to Cambridge University’s Professor Peter Wadhams and Professor Timothy Lenton, from the University of Exeter.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Europe gets its first ‘Tar-Free City’

Oxford takes a lead from communities in the US by rejecting oil from Canada’s destructive tar sands project.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Idle No More and Britain’s colonial present

Chloe Ferguson reports from an East London ‘teach-in’ on the relationship between the Canadian government, First Nation rights and the Crown.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Doesn’t David Hockney see the irony?

The landscape-loving artist’s latest exhibition is sponsored by BNP Paribas, whose money is destroying environments around the world, says David Hill.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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First Nations festival kicks off in London

Inuit, Maori and Gaelic performers are among the leading indigenous artists bringing a powerful message to London for the inaugural Origins. Festival Director Michael Walling says Britain should listen up.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A tarnished reputation

Canada’s environmental record is under the spotlight again..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Xeni Gwet’in Mining Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

The Goldman Environmental Prize has been awarded to Marilyn Baptiste of British Columbia, Canada, for her work to stop Taseko Mines' gold mining project.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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