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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: the limits of free-market logic

    Kevin Smith
    20 September 2007
    Article

    Putting a price on carbon and making the polluter pay makes sense, doesn't it? Kevin Smith shows how carbon trading has merely created big profits for transnational companies and had no impact on climate change.

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    Book Review: An India that can say yes: a climate-responsible development agenda

    Nagraj Adve
    27 May 2010
    In the media

    This review of Praful Bidwai's An India that can say yes: a climate responsible agenda for Copenhagen and beyond, considers his critique of Indian climate policy and recommendations for more ambitious action from India to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change, while defending North-South equity.

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    Carbon Trading Company’s Offices Occupied

    21 February 2007
    Article
    London Rising Tide have occupied the head office of the Carbon Neutral Company (formerly Future Forests) on the day they had been invited to appear before the All Party Parliamentary Committee on Climate Change, chaired by the Carbon Neutral Company.
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    Transforming the Global Economy: Solutions for a Sustainable World

    Susan George
    06 October 2008
    Article
    The current financial crisis provides the ideal opportunity to implement tax reforms that would finance the conversion to eco-friendly industry: an environmental Keynesianism that would pull the world out of economic ruin and social chaos while getting the runaway global financial system under control.
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    Offset standard is off target

    Kevin Smith
    03 April 2008
    Article
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    Environmental Justice

    Susan George
    03 June 2007
    Article
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    Carbon trading isn’t working

    Kevin Smith
    09 November 2009
    Article

    Last week, Graciela Chichilnisky wrote that carbon trading can save a climate-change agreement. However, such markets haven’t worked – and won’t in future.

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    The camp at the end of the world

    Heidi Bachram
    01 July 2006
    Article
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    The anti-climate summit

    Walden Bello
    16 July 2008
    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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    G8: India Stonewalls Demand for Emission Cuts

    Praful Bidwai
    07 June 2007
    Article
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    Right to be suspicious

    William Gumede
    12 June 2007
    Article
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    Turning crisis into an opportunity

    Praful Bidwai
    30 June 2008
    Article
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    The Cost of Carbon

    Nick Lazaredes talks to Kevin Smith, and others
    13 October 2008
    Article
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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.
  17. Carbon market “growth” is mainly fraudulent, World Bank report shows

    Oscar Reyes
    03 August 2010
    Article

    The global carbon market grew in 2009. Far from signalling a success, this reflects a massive increase in fraud, the dumping of surplus emissions permits by industry, and a rise in financial speculation.

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    A licence to carry on polluting?

    Larry Lohmann
    05 December 2006
    Article
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    Poznan Climate Talks: fiddling while the earth burns

    Oscar Reyes
    16 December 2008
    Article
    The UN Climate Conference in Poznan, Poland failed to achieve any breakthrough towards a global climate deal – a sign not merely of bad timing, but of a fundamentally flawed system that takes no account of climate justice.
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    What Bali Must Achieve

    29 November 2007
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