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Carbon Credit! (The first superhero who smokes)

Carbon markets – the never ending fairytale Once upon a time, not so long ago, world leaders gathered to make an agreement to fight climate change. They met in Japan and agreed to the famous Kyoto Protocol. A principal feature of the Protocol turned out to be carbon trading: a magical solution to curb CO2 […]

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EU and big polluters ignore climate action – pushing to expand carbon markets at COP19

The EU aims to expand carbon markets that would benefit big polluters at the UN climate talks, COP19 in Poland, says a statement signed by 130+ groups, movements and networks. The Statement denounces the corporate capture of COP19 by the same companies that stand to profit.[i] “The European Commission and the carbon crooks who turn […]

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