Sky Money Factsheets
- A 'price on carbon' - what does carbon trading actually mean?
- A Short History of Carbon Trading
- REDD - An introduction
- International Carbon Offsets - By Project Type
Key Friends of the Earth reports on carbon trading
- In the REDD: Australia's Carbon Offset Project in Central Kalimantan, 2011, Rebecca Pearse and Julia Dehm, Friends of the Earth International.
- REDD: The realities in black and white, 2010, Ronnie Hall
- What a Scam! Australia’s REDD Offsets for Copenhagen, 2009, James Goodman, and Ellen Roberts, Aid/Watch and Friends of the Earth Australia.
- Subprime Carbon? Rethinking the World's Largest New Derivatives Market, 2009, Chan, M. Friends of the Earth US.
- A Dangerous Obsession: The Evident Against Carbon Trading and for Real Solutions to the Climate Crunch, 2009, Sarah Clifton, Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- REDD Myths: A Critical Review of Proposed Mechanisms to Reduce Emissions From Deforestation and Degradation in Developing Countries, 2008, Ronnie Hall, Friends of the Earth International.
Popular Education Booklets, Comics and Zines
- Climate Justice Kit - Friends of the Earth Sydney - booklet including short stories from across the world of communities that are fighting for clean air and secure livelihoods in the face of big polluters and offset entrepreneurs; as well as key facts, such as who will bear the heaviest burdens of climate change; and resources for community action.
- Hoodwinked in the Hothouse - Rising Tide North America - 20 page pamphlet that covers a range of false solutions to the climate crisis, from clean coal, to agrofuels, geoengineering, genetic engineering, nanotechnology, carbon offsets and over a dozen more.
- What is REDD? An introduction to forests and climate change – Indigenous Environment Network and Carbon Trade Watch – popular education booklet that aims to decode the complexities of REDD+ using clear and straight-forward language while opening up a space for critical perspectives.
- Who benefits from REDD? Players and Power– Indigenous Environment Network and Carbon Trade Watch - This booklet is the second in a series of REDD+ popular educational booklets that can be used as tools for widening on-going collective discussion and learning about REDD+.
- Carbon Supermarket: Your Future for Sale - awesome comic by Kate Evans explaining how carbon trading and offsets work
- 350 Reasons Why Carbon Trading Won't Work - Rising Tide North America - download the online zine here and print version here
Reports on carbon trading
- Paying the Polluters: EU Emissions Trading and the New Corporate Electricity Subsidies, 2012, Oscar Reyes, Carbon Trade Watch and Corporate Observatory Europe.
- EU Emissions Trading System: Failing at the Third Attempt, 2011, Oscar Reyes, Carbon Trade Watch and Corporate Observatory Europe.
- Letting the Market Play: Corporate Lobbying and the Financial Regulation of EU Carbon Trading, 2011, Oscar Reyes, Carbon Trade Watch and Corporate Observatory Europe.
- Off the Market: Bolivian Forests and Struggles over Climate Change, 2011, Kylie Benton-Connell, The Democracy Center.
- REDD and Forest Carbon: Market-Based Critique and Recommendations, 2011, The Munden Project.
- Buckle Up! Tighten the Cap and Avoid the Carbon Crash, 2011, Morris, D., Sandbag.
- Cap or Trap? How the EU ETS Risks Locking in Carbon Emissions, 2010, Morris, D. & Worthington, B., Sandbag.
Books and academic articles
- The Atmosphere Business, Ephemera – Theory in Politics and Organisation, Volume 12, number 1/2, May 2012
- 'Neoliberalism and the calculable world: The rise of carbon trading', 2010, Larry Lohmann, in K. Birch & V. Mykhnenko (eds), The Rise and Fall of Neoliberalism, London: Zed Books.
- Carbon Trading: How It Works and Why It Fails, vol. 7, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, 2009, Oscar Reyes and Tamra Gilbertson. This collection of interventions contributes to the re-conceptualisation of climate change as an issue of justice, and therefore also of struggle. It further seeks to strengthen a climate and energy politics that will prove capable of solving the multiple crises that climate change is part of, and which humanity is facing.
- Upsetting the Offset: The Political Economy of Carbon Markets, 2009, Böhm, S. & Dabhi, S. (eds), London: Mayfly Books
- 'Climate as investment', 2009, Development and Change, 40(6): 1063-1083, Larry Lohmann.
- 'A Critical Conversation on Climate Change, Privatisation and Power', 2006, Development Dialogue, 68, Larry Lohmann.