The Resource The carbon rush : the truth behind the carbon market smokescreen, (electronic resource)

The carbon rush : the truth behind the carbon market smokescreen, (electronic resource)

Label
The carbon rush : the truth behind the carbon market smokescreen
Title
The carbon rush
Title remainder
the truth behind the carbon market smokescreen
Title variation
Truth behind the carbon market smokescreen
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
The Carbon Rush focuses on the multi-billion dollar carbon industry and the pollution and suffering caused by carbon trading around the world. Hundreds of hydroelectric dams in Panama. Incinerators burning garbage in India. Biogas extracted from palm oil in Honduras. Eucalyptus forests harvested for charcoal in Brazil. What do these projects have in common? They are all receiving carbon credits for offsetting pollution created somewhere else. But what impact are these offsets having? Are they actually reducing emissions? And what about the people and the communities where these projects have been set up? The Carbon Rush takes us around the world to meet the people most impacted. They are the least heard in the cacophony surrounding in this emerging "green-gold" multi-billion dollar carbon industry. From indigenous rain forest dwellers having their way of life completely threatened, to dozens of Campesinos assassinated, to the livelihood of waste pickers at landfills taken away, The Carbon Rush travels across four continents and brings us up close to projects working through the United Nations, Kyoto Protocol designed Clean Development Mechanism. This groundbreaking documentary feature asks the fundamental questions "What happens when we manipulate markets to solve the climate crisis? Who stands to gain and who stands to suffer?"
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Midwest
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videorecording
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hoopla (Digital media service)
Credits note
Directed by Amy Miller
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Narrated by Daryl Hannah
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hannah, Daryl
  • Miller, Amy
Runtime
83
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carbon offsetting
  • Emissions trading
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The carbon rush : the truth behind the carbon market smokescreen, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11241615
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  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 83 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11241615
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11241615
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The carbon rush : the truth behind the carbon market smokescreen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11241615
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 83 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11241615
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11241615
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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