Tagged: carbon trading

UN Panel to be a Dangerous Disappointment

How much money is on the table to combat climate change, where it comes from and how it flows will be at the heart of global climate negotiations at the end of this year in Cancun.

Debate: Cap and Trade

IPS staffer Daphne Wysham debates whether a Carbon Cap and Trade Policy is the best economically viable method to achieve a sustainable level of carbon emissions in the United States.

Why Carbon Offsets Backfire

With a city motto of "Exclusively Industrial," the town of Vernon was already a pollution magnet. Then offsets made it worse.

Missed Opportunity in Hokkaido

G8 leaders' seclusion at the Lake Toyako resort was symbolic of their larger isolation from global public opinion on fighting global warming.

World Bank: Climate Profiteer

The World Bank irresponsibly and recklessly continues to perpetuate the world’s dependence on climate-altering fossil fuels while profiting from carbon trading, a dubious remedy to climate change.

Players and Plays at Bali

Bush still balks on global warming, Australia changes its tune, and activists insist on climate justice.
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