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Green Gold

With the Climate Campin the UK now underway, it is a good moment to reflect on some of thestakes involved in climate change activism. For many people, climatechange is an abstract 'environmental' issue with little impact on theirlives – but there are many people on the front lines who often face alife and death struggle. Such was the story of Sajida Khan, who'sbattle was not with climate change per se, but with some of its so-called 'solutions'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Observer at the apocalypse

Repression on the streets and deadlock in the talks: Copenhagen is not looking good.…

  • 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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Fuel for thought

The global impact of using food supplies to fuel cars...…

  • 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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UN climate talks: if not now, when?

Climate change is finally on the Qatari political agenda but it’s time every country closed the ‘ambition gap’ says Wael Hmaidan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate Talks in Bangkok

BANGKOK, 2 April, 2008:This week, climate negotiators are in Bangkok hammering out a workplanwhich will allow them to reach a new set of agreements by the end of2009.Contrary to some reports, the Kyoto Protocol does not end in 2012– it is simply the end of the first commitment period and all so-calledAnnex 1 (mainly industrialized) countries are legally required tocommit to new binding emission reductions targets.…

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The elephant in Paris – the military and greenhouse gas emissions

In the aftermath of the terrible killings in Paris, military responses are again taking central stage, writes Nick Buxton.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Durban became a procrastinators’ paradise

In his final missive from COP17 climate talks, Nnimmo Bassey lays intoa polluters' deal that spells catastrophe for the world's poorest.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fracking – four things UN climate negotiators need to know

As talks get underway in Germany, Jamie Gorman reminds governments that anything other than a total ban on fracking is hypocrisy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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