Posts Tagged with "carbon trading"

Can You Arrest A Corporation?

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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Can You Arrest A Corporation?

There are some who say that corporations are people. So can you arrest one? Well, we’re going to find out. Right now, corporations technically have the same First Amendment rights as real live people (as ruled by the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC two years ago). So shouldn’t we (real live people) [...]

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Protest Update from NYC Carbon Trading Summit

Thursday, January 14, 2010

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The latest from yesterday’s protests at the Carbon Trading Summit in New York City: 1/13/2009 – New York, NY – In the wake of a controversial outcome at the Copenhagen climate talks, a diverse crowd of scientists, Faith congregations, activists, students, and concerned citizens converged in confrontation and protest at the 2nd Annual IGlobalForum Carbon [...]

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Slices of the pie: Indonesia’s potential USD 15 billion in REDD funds

Friday, September 18, 2009

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Daniel Murdiyarso, a researcher with CIFOR – one of the world’s top forestry and conservation research organizations – estimates that Indonesia stands to gain around USD 15 billion a year from the trading of forest carbon credits, known as Reduced Emissions through avoided Deforestation and Degradation (REDD). This, of course, is dependent on REDD being [...]

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Beware Subprime Carbon

Friday, January 30, 2009

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With the economy in meltdown, it’s no wonder that everyone is casting around for a fast way to make a buck. You can hardly turn around without hearing more dismal news about layoffs. Almost everyone (except maybe JPMC CEO Jamie Dimon who keeps telling everyone how much money he has) has been affected in some [...]

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Climate Activists Confront Environmental Defense for Greenwashing

Monday, December 1, 2008

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Washington, DC – As the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change opened today in Poznan, Poland, grassroots climate activists took over the Washington DC office of Environmental Defense. The activists stated that they had targeted ED, one of the largest environmental organizations in the world, because of the organization’s key role in promoting the discredited [...]

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Lieberman-Warner Bill: Dirty energy in the name of climate protection

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

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(This is a guest essay from our ally Cascadia Brian with Rising Tide North America) On the surface, broad-based solutions to global warming appear to be emerging in Congress. But with even a meager scrubbing of the surface, Senators Lieberman and Warner’s “Climate Security Act” (S. 2191) – which is scheduled to be debated on [...]

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Rising Tide vs. Carbon Traitors, er Carbon Traders

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

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Rising Tide’s Greenwash Guerrillas paid a surprise visit to the Carbon Markets Insights conference in New York today. Their action brings new light to the growing carbon trading market, which is a huge boondoggle for the fossil fuel industry. Isn’t it funny that the very folks who got us into this whole mess are now [...]

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