Secret contributions to the president. An aggressive hunt for the source of leaks to a major newspaper about a police investigation into the contributors. Sound familiar? Now add a twist: the contributor in question is heir to the fortune of one of the biggest cosmetics companies in the world — L’Oreal.
At an Interpol conference in France, police plan to bust environmental crimes.
The attorneys general of at least four states are preparing to sue California if the state’s landmark law limiting greenhouse gas emissions survives a challenge at the ballot box this November. READ FULL ARTICLE >> Watch the full episode of Carbon Watch online. >> See web exclusive features on Carbon Watch.
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Hollman Morris cannot pursue a year as a Nieman fellow at Harvard University.
As the fast-motion oil catastrophe unfolds in the Gulf, check out some great reporting from a new media consortium.
A tax scandal has been rocking the global carbon markets. Ironically, it is emanating from Copenhagen, which six months ago hosted the world’s largest climate summit.
CIR and FRONTLINE/World track the emerging market in forest carbon offsets. In this FRONTLINE/World segment (broadcast May 11) CIR senior correspondent Mark Schapiro and producer Andres Cediel travel deep into the Atlantic Forest and the Amazon, where they discover what life is like on the other end of an offset deal. >> Watch the full […]
Measuring carbon offsets was highlighted last month when the UN suspended TuvSud.
Brazil’s carbon market is raising important questions about prices and regulations.
The fate of the world’s tropical forests is a contentious issue as the U.S. debates a cap on greenhouse gas emissions. American companies want the ability to meet limits by purchasing forests and agreeing not to cut them down. In a two-part series on the public radio show Marketplace, CIR explores what a forest offset […]