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The CDM Watch Discussion Forum is a place to exchange and debate positive and negative experiences with the CDM. The aim is to get an accurate picture of what’s really happening on the ground and draw on lessons learnt.

Has the CDM achieved its goals? What changes do we need to create net benefits for climate and people? All views are welcome. Log in at: and leave a post.

CDM Toolkit Hindi

Our toolkit for those who confront CDM projects in their country and want to know more about the mechanism and how to assess projects is now available in Hindi too! Download here

History is taking place in the Honduran valley of Bajo Aguán.

After a coup d’état in 2009 thousands of peasant families are standing up against the Honduran Government. In a competition over resources with large-scale, biofuel production facilities farmers have been labeled as terrorists, harassed and imprisoned while trying to protect the land they have live and depend on. Resistencia, directed by Jesse Freeston, is a documentary about Honduras in Resistance. Learn more about the work-in progress here and support the cause!

Carbon Rush – the brand new documentary

Documentary maker Amy Miller will take you to contentious CDM and other offsetting projects all around the world. The film asks – what are the actual environmental and social impacts of offset projects in host countries? Do they really help reducing emissions? Who is gaining and who is suffering from the CDM? Watch the trailer and find out more on the Carbon Rush Website


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Integrity Council’s rulebook sets minimum threshold instead of high bar for carbon markets

The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market’s latest guidelines provide a set of much-needed incremental improvements but fail to raise the quality of carbon credits sufficiently and leave too much wiggle room to truly tackle the climate crisis. The ICVCM has the opportunity to clear up the loopholes and ambiguities when it issues its first assessments of carbon market programmes.

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