REDD carbon credits greenwash Glencore’s coal mining in Colombia and allow extractivism to continue.
By Chris Lang “The greatest issue, or challenge, of our time is climate change,” Iván Duque, president of Colombia, said in Davos at the 2020 World Economic Forum. “So if we really want to as a society be able to contain the effects of climate change, we need to protect the tropical forests.”
By Chris Lang The Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor is an extremely biodiverse area of forest in the eastern part of Madagascar. It is one of the largest remaining areas of rainforest in the country. The Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor was designated as a national park in 2015.
By Chris Lang On 29 January 2020, 80 heavily armed settlers attacked the community of Alal, a Mayangna indigenous community, in Nicaragua. Reports vary, but as many as six indigenous people may have been killed and 10 others kidnapped.