Carbon Trading: "Bad for the South, Bad for the North, Bad for the Climate"

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An exhaustively-documented new book says that the  “carbon trading” approach to climate change is both ineffective and unjust. Carbon trading unnecessarily prolongs the world’s dependence on oil, coal and gas. Moreover, trading “dispossesses ordinary people in the South of their lands and  futures without resulting in appreciable progress toward alternative energy systems,” said the book’s editor.

 

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