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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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Anita's visit puts Yasuní on the map

Photos and a report on everything that's happened during the Yasuni campaign launch this week.…

  • 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
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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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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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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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Because nature doesn't do bail-outs

'Spectacular action' hitting the heart of London's financial district is planned for the day the G20 leaders touch down. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Green house, back door

Carbon trading’s impact on a South African suburb.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:11:46 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.…

  • Thu Dec 3 04:56:00 2009
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