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US proposes new mega-greenwash scheme at COP27 to avoid financial commitments

US proposes new mega-greenwash scheme at COP27 to avoid financial commitments

The U.S. Is Presenting a Bad, Distracting Plan at U.N. Climate Talks Climate envoy John Kerry has proposed relying on carbon credits to fund renewable energy in developing countries. What that really means is that the U.S. doesn’t want to pay up. Source: The New...
COP27 False Solutions Roundly Rejected by International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change

COP27 False Solutions Roundly Rejected by International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change

“Carbon markets and offsets, geo-engineering, ‘Net Zero’ frameworks, ‘Nature-based solutions’, ‘ecosystem services’ do not cut emissions and are new forms of colonization.” International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change statement at COP27 Posted on 8...
PLANET GRAB: The Converging, Compounded Colonialisms of CONservation, Carbon Markets and Extractivism

PLANET GRAB: The Converging, Compounded Colonialisms of CONservation, Carbon Markets and Extractivism

PLANET GRAB: The Converging, Compounded Colonialisms of CONservation, Carbon Markets and Extractivism This excerpt from Cassandra’s forthcoming project, Climate Opium: How we are overdosing on false solutions to climate change, is dedicated to the 60,000 political...
John Oliver debunks carbon offsets – Echoing GJEP and global climate justice critique

John Oliver debunks carbon offsets – Echoing GJEP and global climate justice critique

Note: Our allies at REDD-Monitor published this article with a link to a recent program by late night talk show comedian John Oliver that takes on the ludicrous notion that corporations can achieve “net zero” emissions using carbon offsets. Below is this...