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    Scrap carbon trading

    Oscar Reyes
    02 February 2009
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    The Climate Camp vs the Carbon Market

    Kevin Smith
    26 February 2009
    Article
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    Climate crunch

    Oscar Reyes
    29 March 2009
    Article
    The economic crisis is leading to falling carbon emissions - so why is it not good for the climate?
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    UK carbon budget: offshoring emissions reductions

    Oscar Reyes
    24 April 2009
    Article
    The UK government has set the world´s first carbon budget, but it contains so many offset loopholes that most emission reduction commitments could be met without any action to clean up power generation and industry in the UK.
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    UN Climate Negotiations: analysis of latest positions

    Oscar Reyes
    14 May 2009
    Article
    A new global climate treaty is shaping up to have carbon trading at its centre, creating new loopholes to avoid cleaning up the climate
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    Carbon trading from Kyoto to Copenhagen

    Oscar Reyes
    23 May 2009
    Article
    Climate change is a structural problem that came about, largely, through the continued exploitation of fossil fuels as a cheap fuel source since the industrial revolution
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    Carbon Trading: flaw at the heart of Democrats’ climate bill

    Oscar Reyes
    28 May 2009
    Article
    The oil, gas and coal industry lobbyists who have spent almost $45 million on President Obama´s clean energy plan in recent months need not worry: it is so full of holes that US industry could avoid making any reductions at home until at least 2026, rendering talk of a 17 per cent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 largely meaningless.
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    Carbon trading and cash values on forests cannot curb carbon emissions

    Oscar Reyes
    28 May 2009
    Article
    The commitment to carrying on with business as usual at the recent World Business Summit on Climate Change in Copenhagen took an almost surreal form at times.
  10. The road to Copenhagen - from Washington to Bonn

    Oscar Reyes, Interview with Oscar Reyes
    08 June 2009
    Article
    With a new President in the White House there’s a fresh approach to climate change and energy policy in the US. But the Energy bill currently going through Congress is based on the widely-criticised “Cap & Trade” system and has been weakened further by a massive corporate lobbying campaign. How does this feed into the UN talks in Bonn in June which prepare the way for the critical meeting in Copenhagen in December?
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    Avoiding a green bad deal

    Oscar Reyes
    08 June 2009
    Article
    Unless we tackle issues of equity, public accountability and corporate control, it remains difficult to see how even a green new deal, however worthy the intention, will not end up throwing good money after bad
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    A fight to save the Amazon rainforest

    Joanna Cabello
    19 June 2009
    Article
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    Carbon Trading

    • aleksej
    11 September 2009
    A guide to why carbon trading will not work in justly tackling climate change and what alternatives might.
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    Fellows meeting 2006

    19 June 2006 - Event
  15. A real green deal

    Hilary Wainwright, Andy Bowman
    09 October 2009
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    35 years ago, workers at the Lucas Aerospace company formulated an ‘alternative corporate plan’ to convert military production to socially useful and environmentally desirable purposes. What are the lessons for greening the world economy today?

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    The deadly triad: Climate change, free trade and capitalism

    • Walden Bello
    19 October 2009
    Paper

    A derailment of Doha Round of trade negotiations under the World Trade Organization (WTO) will not be a sufficient condition to formulate a strategy to contain climate change, but given the likely negative ecological consequences of a successful deal, it is a necessary condition.

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    Glaciers are still melting…

    Praful Bidwai
    25 October 2009
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    Although an estimate of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Ch­ange on rapid recession of  Himalayan glaciers has become a political issue in India,  its scientific foundations are quite solid.

  18. 350 Reasons that Carbon Trading won't Work

    aleksej, Kevin Smith, Rising Tide North America
    03 November 2009
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    As the UN climate talks in Copenhagen get closer, it is clear that the discourse on climate solutions has been hijacked by corporate interests. Carbon trading is being promoted as the only solution to the climate crisis, pushing aside alternative approaches...and it's proving to be a farce.

  19. Climate & credibility

    Praful Bidwai
    03 November 2009
    Article

    India’s response to climate change has been paltry, half-hearted and directed at preserving existing elite lifestyles. Its credibility in international negotiations will only be restored if it takes urgent measures to reduce domestic energy use.

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