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Carbon Credits Are Eco-Imperialism For The Un-Elected: British Forests Displace Ugandans

CARBON Credits are great..if you’re rich. You can buy a carbon credit and carry on belching our greenhouse gases just as before. And the groups you buy them from, get rich.

Carbon credits are like certificates that represent a reduction of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Projects that prevent the generation of greenhouse gases or remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere earn these credits, which can in turn then be “sold” to other businesses and individuals to “offset” the emissions they generate. One carbon credit is the equivalent to a saving of one tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2).

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Posted: 26th, September 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment