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SADC peoples summit – 13-16 aug

Announcing the 2012 SADC People’s Summit.

CDM Watch Network Update from Rio+20 negotiations, 19 June

Dear Watchers, CDM Watch is participating at the Rio+ 20 negotiations since Sunday. The last pre-session has been going on since early June but the official start of the High-level segment of the… Continue reading

Side Event Rio+20 People’s summit: Strengthening the governance of the Clean Development Mechanism so as to ensure sustainable development benefits, 19 June 10-12:00

Strengthening the governance of the Clean Development Mechanism so as to ensure sustainable development benefits Tuesday 19th June 10h00-12h00 Sala Multimídia, Museu da República (Catete metro station. Enter by Rua do Catete153 or… Continue reading

#Rioplus20 #peoplessummit event listing. #rio+20

The program of the People´s Summit, listing the places and periods for the activities is published on our website. Please check http://cupuladospovos.org.br/en/ We have been working to use the dates and periods required… Continue reading

The prey of uncertainty: Climate change as opportunity: Jerome Whitington

Abstract In this article I describe the post-Copenhagen moment in carbon markets and climate politics as one characterised by deep uncertainty. Uncertainty describes the social experience of emerging climate policy, but it is… Continue reading

Carbon markets after Durban : Oscar Reyes

Abstract The carbon market is in crisis, with offset prices crashing to all-time lows and carbon branded the ‘world’s worst performing commodity’. Yet, as traders withdraw from the market, climate negotiators at COP17… Continue reading

Mapping REDD in the Asia-Pacific: Governance, marketisation and contention: Rebecca Pearse

Abstract: This paper maps the sites of forest carbon market development in the Asia-Pacific region. Institutional architecture for the forest carbon market is fast developing amidst a chorus of claims that it is,… Continue reading

E&E: CDM board to revisit financing for coal projects in India, China

> CDM board to revisit financing for coal projects in India, China > > Colin Sullivan, E&E reporter > > Published: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 > > UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. board… Continue reading

The people’s climate summit in Cochabamba: A tragedy in three acts : Tadzio Mueller

Prologue Most of the article below was written a year and a half ago, almost immediately after the end of the event described therein – the Global Conference on Climate Change and the… Continue reading

Critiquing carbon markets: A conversation : Larry Lohmann and Steffen Böhm

Steffen Böhm (SB): Larry, you and your colleagues have been at the forefront of the critique of carbon markets for almost a decade now. You have published a great number of books, pamphlets,… Continue reading