“Carbon Crooks,” the compelling 2013 documentary on fraud in carbon markets and the failure of carbon trading to address climate change, is now available to U.S. viewers.
(January 12, 2012) The first of many trials to come involving carbon trading tax-frauds lands one group in jail, with an order to pay the French state a total of 43 million euros.
(February 23, 2011) Patricia Adams appeared on BNN’s SqueezePlay yesterday to discuss theft and fraud in carbon markets. Click the link below to watch the full video.
Carbon Credit Watch: Carbon market freeze continues as European Commission attempts to stamp out fraud
(February 3, 2011) Ongoing concerns about fraud and corruption in carbon trading has lead the European Commission to indefinitely extend the freeze on trading in carbon allowances. Read about this and other stories in our carbon market media roundup.
(January 21, 2011) Cases of fraud and corruption have plagued carbon markets since their inception more than five years ago. As recent media reports suggest, officials in charge of regulating these markets have failed to keep them clean.
(December 17, 2010) The U.N. backtracks on its promise to suspend approval of carbon credits for contentious projects, writes Brady Yauch.
(October 8, 2010) Mark Schapiro, from the Center for Investigative Reporting, writes about the increasing complexity of policing the emerging carbon market.
Subsidizing monoculture plantations: Indonesia officials want palm oil farms to receive carbon credits
(August 20, 2010) Brady Yauch writes that Indonesian officials hope to use the country’s rich rainforests to cash in on the global carbon market.
(July 30, 2010) Brady Yauch writes that citizens in the developing world are often not provided with details surrounding carbon-reduction projects.
(April 28, 2010) An overview of carbon fraud.
(September 21, 2009) The UN’s new plan to help regulate the carbon market will make auditors liable for their work, writes Brady Yauch.
(January 8, 2007) China is turning its environmental problems into a shrewdly managed financial asset, capitalizing on corporate and governmental efforts to curb global warming. How much China’s actions will do for the atmosphere remains an open question.