Green Economy Sparks a Modern Tragedy of the Commons

Displacement in Bajo Aguan, Honduras, illustrates how green economy initiatives like carbon cap and trade can create a modern Tragedy of the Commons.

Campesinos with crossed arms and attitudes of resistance in Bajo Aguan.
The green economy seems to make saving the planet an easy choice. Why, then, are protests breaking out in resistance to it, especially across the developing nations of the global south?
Photo By Kirstin Büttner