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Carbon trading: privatising the world's forests
Austin, Susan
Article
2009
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
Checker, Melissa
Article
2009
CounterPunch
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
Dolack, Peter
Article
2015
CounterPunch
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...
Uganda: Carbon Trading Scheme Pushing People off Their Land
Michael, Wambi
Article
2009
IPS
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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