Using the main points in this weeks texts compose an essay which answers the following questions:
What is the difference between a cap and trade and offset system? How do you trade emissions? Think critically about this. What do you think are the potential problems with carbon markets? Why were carbon markets introduced? Why are they a bad idea gone wrong? Learn about how carbon markets increase climate pollution, serve big countries and corporations, and avoid climate commitments. If capitalism and free markets are what got us into this mess, how can we trust that they will get us out?