Climate Justice Groups Protest Use of Carbon Markets for Meeting Paris Goals

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/05122019/cop25-un-climate-talks-environmental-justice-pollution-carbon-markets-article-6

At the COP25 UN climate talks, environmental justice advocates and indigenous groups argue that emissions trading leaves the poor bearing the brunt of pollution.

Climate justice advocates at the UN climate summit this week are focusing their frustration over global climate inaction into one highly technical debate: What role should carbon markets play in meeting the promise of the Paris climate accord?

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Original Title: Climate Justice Groups Protest Use of Carbon Markets for Meeting Paris Goals
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