Carbon Colonialism: How The Fight Against Climate Change Is Displacing Africans

A powerful set of stories that show the impacts of pinning our hopes on carbon trading to address climate change. Amongst the case studies cited includes our work in Uganda, as evidence of the costs of establishing carbon markets in the global south. http://www.mintpressnews.com/carbon-colonialism-how-the-fight-against-climate-change-is-displacing-africans/199473/

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Oakland Institute responds to CEO

Response to Mads Asprem (CEO, Green Resources) by the Oakland Institute, 9 November 2014 The following is the full response by the Oakland Institute to the letter written on the 3 November 2014 by Mads Asprem, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Green Resources.  The response can also be found on the Oakland Institute’s website (http://www.oaklandinstitute.org/response-oakland-institute-ceo-mads-asprems-letter-reaction-report-darker-side-green-plantation). To read the original letter from

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CEO Responds to Report

Mads Asprem’s (CEO, Green Resources) Response Letter The following letter was sent to the Oakland Institute on the 3rd November, by Mads Asprem, Green Resources’ Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  The letter was also published the Oakland Institute’s website (http://www.oaklandinstitute.org/dark-green-green-resources-ceo-responds-oakland-institutes-new-report).  On the 9 November, the Oakland Institute published its own response to Mr Asprem’s letter.  You can read it here: Oakland

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Climate change is real, carbon markets are not real solutions

Norwegians know something of what it’s like to live in a climate change world. Migratory birds now arrive earlier in spring, trees are coming into leaf earlier, and palsa mires (wetlands) are being lost as permafrost thaws.  And now, Norwegians wait, while geologists try to predict if, and when, Mount Mannen might collapse, destroying homes in its path, after torrential

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