Financialization of Nature: Antonio Tricarico (2 of 10)

As major investors seek new ways to make the huge returns they became accustomed to during the pre-crash era, many are seeing the increasing scarcity of a number of natural resources as an opportunity. Private investors are already making huge profits in food, energy and metal markets. Now they are working with national governments and […]

Financialization of Nature: Introduction (1 of 10)

As major investors seek new ways to make the huge returns they became accustomed to during the pre-crash era, many are seeing the increasing scarcity of a number of natural resources as an opportunity. Private investors are already making huge profits in food, energy and metal markets. Now they are working with national governments and […]

Financialization of Nature: A Roundtable Discussion

Financialization of Nature: A Roundtable Discussion pt.1 from IPS on Vimeo. During the World Bank/IMF spring meetings IPS hosts an examination of how nature is being “financialized” and the growing international reaction from civil society. The financial crisis has left major investors with trillions of dollars on hand and in a desperate search for new […]

The Story of Cap and Trade

The Story of Cap & Trade from Story of Stuff Project on Vimeo. The Story of Cap & Trade is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at one of the key forms of carbon trading. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street financiers at the heart of this scheme and reveals the “devils in […]