Indigenous Peoples speak out against California’s carbon offsets scheme: “You cannot trade pollution for nature”

Indigenous Peoples speak out against California's carbon offsets scheme: You cannot trade pollution for nature

An international delegation of indigenous leaders from Brazil, Mexico and Ecuador is currently in California to oppose California’s proposed carbon offset scheme. The scheme could allow companies in California to meet limits on greenhouse gas emissions by buying carbon credits rather than reducing pollution at home.

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Day one in Poznan: UN doesn’t discuss REDD, Conservation International does

Day one in Poznan: UN doesn't discuss REDD, Conservation International doesFor those who have been to previous UN Climate Conferences, the following will be of no surprise. This afternoon, both the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) failed to discuss REDD, although it was on the agenda for both groups.

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