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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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The good, the bad and the Yasuni

Cheers for the Ecuadorian Government, which has extended its deadline for saving the Yasuni rainforest, but boos to their new plan, which will turn it into a giant carbon offset. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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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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
  • Rank: 100

The answer to climate change is social change

Carbon offsets are not a solution…

  • Sat Jul 1 22:53:00 2006
  • Rank: 100

The good, the bad and the Yasuni

Cheers for the Ecuadorian Government, which has extended its deadline for saving the Yasuni rainforest, but boos to their new plan, which will turn it into a giant carbon offset…

  • Fri Jan 16 10:18:05 2009
  • Rank: 100

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…

  • Mon Mar 10 16:43:00 2008
  • Rank: 100

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…

  • Tue Feb 19 16:26:00 2008
  • Rank: 100

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…

  • Tue Aug 14 14:34:00 2007
  • Rank: 100

The answer to climate change is social change

Carbon offsets are not a solution…

  • Sat Jul 1 22:53:00 2006
  • Rank: 100

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