Larry Lohmann

Larry Lohmann

Larry Lohmann from the Corner House is a co-founder of the Durban Group for Climate Justice, together with members of TNI's Carbon Trade Watch.

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Recent content by Larry Lohmann

Online debates demonstrate public skepticism about carbon trading

December 2008
Michael Wara of Stanford, together with Kevin Smith of Carbon Trade Watch and Platform and others, have won the Economist magazine's online debate on carbon offset trading against Henry Derwent of the International Emissions Trading Association, businessman Mark Trexler and others. Some 55 per cent of readers voted in favor of the resolution: "This house believes that carbon offsets undermine the effort to tackle climate change" Emma Duncan, the moderator, had this to say:

The politics of climate change

September 2008
Climate change is a social issue and it will always be connected with concrete, specific struggles over fossil fuel exploitation, pollution, health, agriculture, livelihoods or access to energy.

Climate Crisis: Social Science Crisis

July 2008
The emphasis on free market mechanisms to resolve the climate crisis has not only patently failed to deliver carbon reductions but has also restricted funding and support for progressive social scientists to examine and put forward alternatives. >Download PDF

Carbon Trading

January 2007
Instead of reducing the extraction of fossil fuels and searching for other solutions, current carbon-trading policies, in practice, favour the further exploitation of these fuels.