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  1. Appleton & Associates International Lawyers
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    Resource Type: Organization
  2. 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.
  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. The Forest Mafia: How Scammers Steal Millions Through Carbon Markets
    When the product is invisible, the cons are endless.

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    International law enforcement authorities and environmental advocates say that the carbon markets are extremely vulnerable to financial fraudsters, especially when it comes to forest projects. Their shell games can also be hard to spot. Authorities have concluded that up to 90% of all carbon trading in some countries was a result of fraudulent activities.

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