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Carbon Trading: A Critical Conversation on Climate Change, Privatisation and Power

The book Exposes Flaws of Carbon Trading. In detailed case studies from nine Third World countries, the book shows how carbon offset projects such as those promoted under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) have had a detrimental impact on local communities. At the same time, they prolong industrialized countries’ excessive pollution of the atmosphere.

Carbon Trading: A Critical Conversation on Climate Change, Privatisation and Power is available for download at http://www.dhf.uu.se A paper edition will be published by the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation in November 2006.