Coal screening – THE CARBON CON: The true cost of offsetting

CDM Watch will be showing a documentary made by The Ecologist. See background story here. Download invitation here. Short Film on Coal in the CDM When: 6 December, 18.00 Where: Berg River, DEC Produced by: ECOSTORM Hosted by: CDM Watch Movie synopsis: Exclusive film looks at allegations that a coal power project in central India, …

Press Release: Pressure mounts for COP President to exclude coal power projects from UN offsetting scheme

Durban, South Africa. As countries are negotiating the global climate crisis, an open letter sent by a broad coalition of green groups including Greenpeace, WWF and Friends of the Earth to the COP Presidency today calls for an exclusion of coal power projects from the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Groups claim such projects undermine the integrity of the CDM and the already weak climate targets.