Keiser Report №29: Cap and Trade Scheme + Greek Debt Crisis

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RussiaToday
March 31, 2010

This week Max Keiser and co-host Stacy Herbert look at the scandals of Brown’s Bottom, the worst economic judgment of all time and Bono’s private equity, “the worst investor in America.” Max chats to Brits in Trafalgar Square and also talks to Mark Schapiro, author of the Harper’s article, “Conning the Climate: Inside the Carbon Trading Shell Game”.

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“GM’s Money Trees”: Displacement of Rural Brazilians Highlights Consequences of “Cap and Trade” System

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Democracy Now!
Nov. 5, 2009

With the Copenhagen climate summit just a month away, a new investigative series looks at how rural Brazilians are being displaced so their forest can be turned into carbon offsets for some of the world’s biggest polluters, including General Motors and Chevron. With deforestation amounting to a fifth of the world’s emissions, planting and preserving trees are seen as key elements to offset pollution. We speak to Mark Schapiro of the Center for Investigative Reporting. After traveling to Brazil, Schapiro writes, “People with some of the smallest carbon footprints on earth are being displaced by companies with some of the biggest.” Continue reading

Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products (video; interview)

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talkingsticktv

Interview with investigative journalist Mark Schapiro author of “Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What’s at Stake for American Power”.

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