Carbon offsets have fallen in and out of favor since they were established with the Kyoto Protocol in 1997. Critics say they allow wealthy organizations to placate consumers and claim their products are “green” without making any real, lasting changes.
Almost everywhere and across all age-groups, female nutrition indicators are worse than those of their male counterparts.
Across India, where I live and work, I can clearly see the connection between land rights and peace and security.
With respect to personal safety and security: 12 percent of all murders here are related to conflicts over land.
Stockholm, 27 August 2012 — Hydropower dams planned for the lower mainstem of the Mekong River could decimate fish populations and with them the primary source of protein for 60 million people.
January 09, 2012, Mataram. Members of two tribal communities in Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, say they are being driven from their homes by the authorities as part of a land dispute with two mining companies.
Up for Grabs. Millions of hectares of customary land in PNG stolen for logging. Sydney: Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Renewable Resource Shocks and Conflict in India’s Maoist Belt. CGD Working Papre 302. Washington, DC: Center for Global Development.