Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth-US, Sierra Club California and 24 other environmental organisations oppose REDD offsets in California’s cap-and-trade scheme

Last week, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth-US, Sierra Club California and 24 other environmental and social groups sent a letter to California’s Governor, Jerry Brown, urging him to keep REDD carbon offsets out of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (AB-32).

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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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