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State of the carbon markets: rising or collapsing? Two conflicting reports

This recent article in the Economist describes the fall in carbon prices as a result of overcapacity in the EU’s Emission Trading Scheme, while Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky (author of Kyoto’s trading scheme, professor of economics at Columbia, and founder of the carbon capture company Global Thermostat) heralds the emergence of a “truly global” carbon market taking [...]

Washington Post: “Within mainstream environmentalist groups, diversity is lacking”

A recent article in the Washington Post points to a persistent reality that will hopefully be a topic of conversation at the upcoming Workshop on Critical Climate Change Scholarship – racial division in the environmental movement: “A 2001 report on the origins of the environmental justice movement found that it gets only 5 percent of [...]

The latest in carbon credit scamming: Carbon-ex

This recent article by REDD-Monitor highlights the importance of doing one’s homework on carbon trading firms: Link courtesy of MK Dorsey

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