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  1. Carbon trading: privatising the world's forests
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    The World Bank sponsored carbon offset program has faced widespread criticism for, in effect, privatising forests and allowing rich nations to evade responsibility for cutting emissions themselves.
  2. ClimateFast
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    Resource Type: Organization
    ClimateFast is a group of dedicated climate activists, deeply concerned about worsening climate change. Our aim is to draw the public's attention to the crisis, and by fasting and public pledges to press our politicians into action NOW to confront this greatest threat to our children's future.
  3. Double Jeopardy: Carbon Offsets and Human Rights Abuses
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Whether you're a climate change denier or doomsayer, an avid recycler or rabid consumer of plastic bottles, there is one very good but little-known reason to oppose carbon offsets: their immediate and dire human costs.
  4. Earning a Profit from Global Warming
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    As evidence mounts that a warming world is hurtling toward the point of no return, the plan of the world's governments is to make adjustments to the ability of corporations to profit from polluting. Short-term profits continue to be elevated above the long-term health of the environment.
  5. New Internationalist
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.

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