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Paraguay's Carbon Deal: Sacrificing Environment for Questionable Gains

Paraguay's recent carbon credit deal with Singapore raises serious concerns about environmental protection and the effectiveness of combatting climate change. The rushed legislation and lax regulations surrounding the deal open the door to exploitation of Paraguay's precious protected areas. These areas are vital for storing carbon and maintaining biodiversity. Carbon offset projects in these regions could lead to deforestation and degradation, further undermining their ecological value. Even if implemented flawlessly, the deal offers uncertain benefits. Experts warn that the carbon offsets generated may not represent genuine reductions in emissions. This lack of transparency undermines the entire purpose of carbon markets – to incentivize real emissions reductions. Paraguay has a chance to be a leader in responsible carbon trade. By strengthening environmental regulations and prioritizing robust carbon offset projects, Paraguay can protect its natural heritage while contributing to climate solutions.



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  • George Kariuki

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    Questionable benefits and potential for exploitation? This isn't how we fight climate change.

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    • We Don't Have Time

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      • Ann Nyambura

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        Paraguay must take these concerns seriously and ensure that all carbon credit agreements undergo thorough vetting, maintain transparency, and align closely with our long-term environmental objectives.

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        • Elizabeth Gathigia

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          Its very sad that they are choosing money over the environment, we have no planet B

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          • Kevin

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            This is indeed very depressing !

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            • Gorffly mokua

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              This is very concerning, this actions undermines environmental protection and jeopardizes our actions to mitigate climate change impacts..

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              • Jane Wangui

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                It's so unfortunate that some people would choose destroying the environment for their personal gains.

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                • Gorffly mokua

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                  @jane_wangui This is because they only care about money and profits!!

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                  • Elizabeth Gathigia

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                    @jane_wangui Greed for money has blinded them

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                  • Esther Wanjiku

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                    This seems like a very rushed political decision for a few to benefit.Sad indeed !

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                    • Gorffly mokua

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                      @esther_wanjiku_785 Politicians' greedy will cost us and risk the future generations life!!..

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                    • Princess

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                      Sacrificing the environment for uncertain benefits isn't right. They should prioritize protecting nature over questionable gains.

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                      • Rashid Kamau

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                        @princess_nel_268 Environmental sustainability is the key to human well-being in the present and future

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                        • Gorffly mokua

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                          @princess_nel_268 But unfortunately they don't care about protection of the environment!

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