Brazilian Indigenous Leader: Carbon Trading Scheme "REDD" is a False Solution to Climate Change | Democracy Now! | Dec. 10, 2014


The controversial carbon trading scheme known as REDD, or Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, has set off protests not only in Africa, but also in South America, especially in the Amazon region.

We speak to Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, president of the Federation of the Huni Kui, an indigenous group in Brazil. He has traveled to the U.N. Climate Summit in Lima to voice his opposition to REDD.

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As U.N. Summit Enters High-Level Talks, Protesters in Lima Prepare for Historic Climate March

As we end today's show, protesters are beginning to gather in downtown Lima for what organizers hope will be the largest climate march in the history of South America. On Tuesday, Democracy Now! visited Casa de Convergencia TierrActiva, a house that has become a key organizing hub ahead of the march. Here are some of the voices from the convergence space.
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