Responsibility to cool a warming planet does not lie with the poor

18 December 2018

Earlier this year the School of Social Science's Associate Professor Kristen Lyons participated in TEDxUQ.

Exploring the limits of global carbon trading projects as a response to the climate crisis, Kristen’s talk exposes the human and environmental costs of these so-called ‘climate solutions’ because the reality is that sometimes our attempts to make the world greener don’t actually make the world better.

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Related interview: Kristen Lyons researches the social and cultural impacts of climate change initiatives