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Carbon trading: privatising the world's forests
The World Bank sponsored carbon offset program has faced widespread criticism for, in effect, privatising forests and allowing rich nations to evade responsibility for cutting emissions themselves.
Double Jeopardy: Carbon Offsets and Human Rights Abuses
Whether you're a climate change denier or doomsayer, an avid recycler or rabid consumer of plastic bottles, there is one very good but little-known reason to oppose carbon offsets: their immediate and...
Earning a Profit from Global Warming
As evidence mounts that a warming world is hurtling toward the point of no return, the plan of the world's governments is to make adjustments to the ability of corporations to profit from polluting. S...
The Forest Mafia: How Scammers Steal Millions Through Carbon Markets
When the product is invisible, the cons are endless.
International law enforcement authorities and environmental advocates say that the carbon markets are extremely vulnerable to financial fraudsters, especially when it comes to forest projects. Their s...
Uganda: Carbon Trading Scheme Pushing People off Their Land
Carbon trading schemes are causing the displacement of indigenous persons as western companies rush to invest in tree-planting projects in developing countries.
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