Salvadoran Civil Society Groups Opposed to Carbon Credit Plan

Click for original article here By Edgardo Ayala SAN SALVADOR, Aug 2 2012 (IPS) – Civil society organisations are asking the World Bank to reject the Salvadoran government’s proposal to join a programme for reducing greenhouse gas emissions linked to deforestation, on the argument that it will actually harm the …

New Arctic Forests Pose Climate Change Problems

WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING New Arctic Forests Pose Climate Change Problems Bringing forests back has long been though to help combat climate change. Trees absorb the most common greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, helping to pull the heat-trapping gas from the atmosphere, the logic goes. This is why forests are usually expected …

Learning from China: Why the Existing Economic Model Will Fail

Learning from China: Why the Existing Economic Model Will Fail www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights18 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Data Highlight September 8, 2011 For almost as long as I can remember we have been saying that the United States, with 5 percent of the world’s people, consumes a third or …