Carbon offsets are ballooning in voluntary and compliance markets, threatening to undermine global climate goals by propping up fossil fuels and unsustainable farming practices, while harming vulnerable communities. Despite these impacts and significant problems with the scientific integrity of offsets, …
Trade agreements and trade policy must change course to support democratic decision
making, sustainable production and improved livelihoods for all the nations involved.
From the farmer, rancher, and commercial fishery point of view the relevance of cost-benefit of any regulation is fundamental but is secondary to the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas