Thu, Jul 31, 2014
A A A
Welcome kbr175@gmail.com
RSS

Commodities Briefing - Categorized | Environmental Trading more

Carbon grab—the next natural resource dilemma?

Posted on 11 April 2014

A Washington-based human rights organization warns of an unprecedented “carbon grab” by governments and investors that will infringe upon the rights of indigenous peoples in low- and middle-income countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa.
Research conducted by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) reveals that there are no laws to guarantee that indigenous peoples and local communities will benefit from the global trade of carbon credits as nations cope with carbon emissions that impact global climate change. As deforestation threatens the livelihoods of remote forested regions, governments and investors may profit while rural communities suffer………………………………………..Full Article: Source


 Article link

This post was written by:

VRS - who has written 36221 posts on Opalesque Commodities Briefing.


Contact the author

Comments are closed.

July 2014
S M T W T F S
« Jun    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031