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In this episode of Breaking Green, GJEP’s new podcast, we talk with biologist Dr. Rachel Smolker about false solutions to climate change.

The ravages of Global Climate Change are becoming more apparent every day, and people and nations are becoming more desperate for solutions. But there is increasing concern that agreements within the United Nations annual climate conferences are being driven by corporate interests that seek to monetize nature itself and secure corporate profits instead of addressing the root causes of climate change. Green capitalism, proposals such as payments for environmental services and carbon trading, allow corporations to continue business as usual under a green veneer. Some proposals even suggest global techno fixes that would alter weather patterns on a planetary scale.

The compendium of false solutions to climate change is Hoodwinked in the Hothouse.

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