Carbon Emissions

Carbon offsets: accommodation or resistance?

Collection: 
Carbon Trading
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Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
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Multi-media
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For political reasons, the words ‘carbon markets’ or ‘carbon offsetting’ do not explicitly appear in the Agreement. However, these approaches are indirectly referred to in several of the Agreement’s provisions. Article 6, for example, encourages “cooperative approaches that involve the use of internationally transferred mitigation outcomes towards nationall... Read more

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Remove the smokescreen

English
Suites: 
Environmental Justice
Subtitle: 
India's environmental problems should not be ignored for the sake of industrial investment
Article type: 
Article
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The disclosure by the Centre for Science and Environment that 11 of the 12 leading brands of honey sold in India contain high levels of harmful antibiotics should make us acknowledge our failure to evolve and enforce environmental and health standards. Similar disclosures were made about pesticides in soft drinks and coliform bacteria in 'safe' bottled water. More distressing is the... Read more

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