False Solutions: Pitfalls of Emissions Trading
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."
This video is part of a series of 4 videos on the COP 21 Paris Climate Conference, produced by Kontext TV. You can see the other three parts here:
1. Climate Chaos has Begun: Droughts, Floods, Melting Permafrost, and Tipping Points: http://www.kontext-tv.de/node/526
2. Extreme Carbon Inequality: Richest 10 % Emit Half of Global Emissions / Rich Countries Must Reduce Emissions by 80 % until 2030: http://www.kontext-tv.de/node/527
3. Exit the Carbon Economy: Fair Rebuilding of Infrastructure, the Role of Peasants and Civil Disobedience: http://www.kontext-tv.de/node/529