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Climate Change, Carbon Trading and Civil Society

Rehana Dada

Climate Change, Carbon Trading and Civil Society

Negative Returns on South African Investments

by Rehana Dada

  • 200 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Natal Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPatrick Bond (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12067289M
    ISBN 101869141415
    ISBN 109781869141417
    OCLC/WorldCa317980250

    Chapter 4 details corporate political activity, particularly by fossil fuel and heavy industrial corporations, in forming coalitions and networks to contest and avoid ambitious emissions reduction. Land struggles intensify as rights to lands become separated from rights to access and use of other elements Carbon Trading and Civil Society book nature. To many, it might appear as though the climate bill being passed now that is a long-overdue success after eight years of inaction, institutionalised denial and the sabotage of climate policy by the Bush administration, its industrial handlers, and their shills in Congress. Both these issues are important for climate change lawyers interested in the shape and pattern of the inadequate response of law to climate change. Ramping up finance to reduce climate impacts and to recover from those unavoided is overdue. If climate change continues unchecked and the global temperature increases by more than the Paris agreement target of 1.

    Whether out of optimism or self-interest, some see it as a genuinely effective way to deal with carbon emissions. Notes V. Even more fundamentally, trading carbon Carbon Trading and Civil Society book for some the final attempt to use capitalist means to solve problems that capitalism has brought about in the first place Klein ; Lohmann This is the least they can do for the most affected by climate change in order to embark on a low-carbon development pathway. The report includes contributions from more than 20 climate networks and their member organisations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific. Once these rights are given, and once the interests behind them become entrenched or more entrenched than they already areit seems like we will be in a decidedly worse position to do anything about it.

    The rising levels of awareness and commitment to address the challenge are encouraging. We need an unprecedented effort to cut emissions. In order to understand the law we have, we need to understand the wider political economy in which such law was created and operates. Current climate negotiations are creating an unequal World with benefits to Rich and Powerful sidelining the survival needs of poor. What this means in practice is that lawmakers must create an environment that fosters innovation and ensures a level playing field. Public buses, in particular, are perfect candidates for electrification


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From the neoliberal perspective, it is this dispersed decision making of individual actors, including civil society and corporations, that is best suited to creating knowledge to coordinate human interaction, maximize individual freedom and guard against the potentially tyrannical power of the State.

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Both these issues are important for climate change lawyers interested in the shape and pattern of the inadequate response of law to climate change. But the latter may be establishing themselves here Arsel and B. How much carbon does a eucalyptus plantation really sequester? Unfortunately, the first does not necessarily lead to the second, so there is a major challenge here.

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It is one thing to support something imperfect but functional. Chapter 8 moves beyond the critique of neoliberal capitalism advanced in the first seven chapters to provide visions of a more sustainable and climate-responsible future. Every country must play its part in the coming decade. Emissions trading systems have failed to decrease emissions while offset projects Climate Change continually disregarded the rights of local communities and are inherently flawed.

This report will help these coalitions learn from each other as many operate in isolation. Chapter 5 provides a more in-depth critique of corporate environmentalism as a strategy for co-opting government and citizens into the belief that climate change can be addressed without any major restructuring of fossil fuel-based capitalism.

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But it's hot air that kills. The technology challenge, however, may be the easier part of the problem to solve. Wildfires burning Spain The same heat wave that brought record temperatures to France sparked the worst wildfires to hit Spain in 20 years.

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Native American tribes and Canadian First Nations are banding together to "collectively challenge and resist" proposals to build more pipelines from tar sands in Alberta, Canada Dutta-Koehler Adapting to what? On the one hand, there is a convincing economic argument to be made that emissions trading is an efficient and effective instrument for mitigation OECD The report also describes how civil society advocacy efforts have influenced international processes, donors and multilateral organisations such as the World Bank, and in some cases the private sector.Can global warming be mitigated by carbon trading?

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