Profiting from pollution – carbon trading and its impacts. 6 Dec, 2 to 4, C17 Peoples Space

Profiting from pollution: an introduction to carbon trading and its impacts on people on the planet

Date/Time: Tuesday 6 December, 2-4pm

Venue: C17 Alternative space: Shepstone SH5, University of KZN


  • Simon Mbata (South African Wastepickers Association) on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and incineration in South Africa
  • Tristen Taylor (Earthlife Africa) on the CDM and dirty energy in South Africa
  • Geoffrey Kamese (Friends of the Earth Uganda) on the CDM and dams in Uganda
  • Isaac Rojas (Friends of the Earth International) on destructive offset projects under REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation)
  • Teresa Anderson (Gaia) on the threat of soil carbon markets
  • Oscar Reyes (Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland) on new carbon markets proposals under discussion at COP 17

*Mobile number at COP 17, Durban, SA: + 27(0) 7635 98845

Sarah-Jayne Clifton

International Co-ordinator – Climate Justice & Energy Programme

Friends of the Earth International

26-28 Underwood Street


N1 7JQ


t. +44 (0)20 7566 4080

f. +44 (0)20 7490 0881

m. +44 (0)7912 406510

e. sarah.clifton


skype: sjclifton

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