In December 2015, 195 countries gathered in Paris and adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal. They expressed their joint willingness to keep the global average temperature below 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, but they did not adopt any explicit emission reductions targets against which they could be held accountable for.
Lyda Fernanda Forero: "They are using a fake argument. It's to sell the right to pollute. And instead of that we should say: No pollution. So, by creating these we say: Yes, ok, it's fine if you pollute as long as you pay. And that is really complicated and is taking out of the discussion the real problem, which are these emissions."
Debate between leading European and Asian analysts on the decline of European power, the economic rise of China and India, the likelihood of global recession, climate change and proposed alternatives to the current global economic model.
Producers of the renowned Story of stuff animation have released a new compelling animation that critiques Cap and Trade. TNI's Carbon Trade Watch were part of a team of advisers behind the film. View the animation that is causing a big debate and forward it on.
The aim of SinksWatch -coordinated by World Rainforest Movement and FERN- is to track and scrutinize carbon sequestration projects related to the Kyoto Protocol, and to highlight their threats to forests and other ecosystems, to forest peoples as well as to the climate.
Dag Hammarskjold Foundation’s work is guided by the search for ‘Another Development’ in support of democracy, human rights and security based on the social and economic transformation of institutions and societies.
Camp for Climate Action organises camps in the UK that combine education, direct action, sustainable living, and constructing a movement to effectively tackle climate change by both resisting climate crimes and developing sustainable solutions.
The Durban Group for Climate Justice is an international network of independent organisations, individuals and people's movements who reject the free market approach to climate change. The network is committed to help build a global grassroots movement for climate justice, mobilize communities around the world and pledge solidarity with people opposing carbon trading on the ground.
Two communities, connected by bearing the brunt of the new trade in carbon dioxide, make their own films about living with the impacts of the trade in carbon. A devastating expose of the impact of pollution trading in North and South, as well as the power of multimedia to bring communities together in resistance.