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    Upsetting the Offset

    • Joanna Cabello, Kevin Smith, Tamra Gilbertson, Walden Bello
    16 December 2009
    Book

    The book contributes to a growing field of critics of carbon markets by highlighting several up-to-date examples of where the system has failed and often led to negative social, economic and environmental impacts in deprived countries.

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    Edging out fossil fuels and false solutions in the UK

    Kevin Smith
    07 December 2009
    Article

    The Climate Camp movement in the UK diversified its actions this year, taking on carbon trading whilst continuing to target carbon-intensive infrastructure.

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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.

  4. Direct action against climate change

    Kevin Smith
    04 November 2009
    Article

    As politicians meet for more climate talks in Barcelona, they continue to be fixated on measures like carbon trading that will only exacerbate the climate crisis. Fortunately the last year in the UK and worldwide has shown that direct action against carbon-intensive projects can deliver results.

  5. 350 Reasons that Carbon Trading won't Work

    aleksej, Kevin Smith, Rising Tide North America
    03 November 2009
    Article

    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.

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    Ken Saro-Wiwa: the day of truth?

    Kevin Smith
    20 May 2009
    Article
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    The Climate Camp vs the Carbon Market

    Kevin Smith
    26 February 2009
    Article
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    Offsets Under Kyoto: a dirty deal for the South

    Kevin Smith
    05 December 2008
    Article
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    Global coal gets a boost from the carbon market

    Kevin Smith
    01 October 2008
    Article
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    Recetas del G-8 para el clima

    Kevin Smith
    15 August 2008
    Article
    He aquí las recetas para luchar contra el cambio climático que acaban de acordar en la cumbre mundial del G-8 los países más ricos del mundo.
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    Coca-Cola se inspira en el mercado de emisiones para limpiar su imagen

    Kevin Smith
    17 April 2008
    Article
    Inspirándose en los mecanismos de mercado del Protocolo de Kyoto, Coca-Cola propone compensar su sobreexplotación de los recursos hídricos de la India invirtiendo en proyectos 'sostenibles' en otros lugares.
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    Offset standard is off target

    Kevin Smith
    03 April 2008
    Article
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    Offsetting democracy

    Kevin Smith
    01 April 2008
    Article
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    Comercio de emisiones: la injusticia institucionalizada

    Kevin Smith
    17 March 2008
    Article
    La política de compensación de emisiones contaminantes nos aleja de las medidas a largo plazo que comportan la evolución hacia una economía limpia que pueda lucha de forma efectiva contra el cambio climático.
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    Locus focus and the Carbon Trade Watch (audio)

    Tamra Gilbertson, Kevin Smith
    05 February 2008
    Article
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    Grenzen der Marktlogik

    Kevin Smith
    22 January 2008
    Article
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    Hot Air and Snake Oil: Carbon Offset Upsets

    Kevin Smith
    20 January 2008
    Article
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    Carbon Offsets: recommended reading

    Kevin Smith
    20 January 2008
    Article

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