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Isn’t carbon pricing a good thing?

…the social and ecological costs…are profound… Despite Green Resources’ broad claims that its activities address and even mitigate climate change while simultaneously delivering positive social and environmental outcomes at the local level, the activities of this company can be interpreted as being marred by social disruption, adverse livelihood impacts, and environmental problems. The violent take over of land has clearly

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What is carbon violence?

Why carbon offsetting isn’t always a win-win-win. There is a long history of violence associated with international development, including ‘green’ development projects. Such violence has been understood in different ways, including as both direct, and structural violence. Carbon violence characterizes both the direct and structural violence that has arisen from carbon market schemes.

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