Abrupt climate change is difficult to define subjective as it’s depending on large measurements of samples/data intervals in certain research over a rather long time. However, it can be defined as a sudden and rapid alteration of the global climate that results from climate feedbacks caused by GHG emissions (loss of arctic ice) and/or external variations in solar energy. Read more..
Alterglobalization is a term used to describe an “alternative globalization,” the word is from the French “altermondialisme”. Read more.
Carbon colonialism is a term used by critics of carbon trading to describe the way in which carbon offset’s projects can be used by rich consumers in the North to displace their high-carbon consuming practices by offsetting their emissions cheaply in the South. By the name of climate change this trade/barter opens the door to a new form of colonialism. Read more..