Joanna Cabello
Team member of Carbon Trade Watch

Joanna Cabello has been part of Carbon Trade Watch since 2008 and part of the Environmental Justice Project of the Transnational Institute (TNI). She received a Huygens scholarship for carrying out a Master degree in Politics of Alternative Development at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Netherlands. She also holds a bachelor degree on Social Communications from the Universidad de Lima, Perú. She worked with the UN peace and disarmament office for Latina América and did two-years research on plantations and extractive industries impacts at the Peruvian rainforest.

Areas of expertise:
All aspects of environmental justice, carbon trading, community resistance, REDD, the CDM, women and climate change, multimedia, land grabs, forests, monoculture, and field research.
Languages spoken:
Español and English
Selected publications:
* “A colonial mechanism to enclose lands: A critical review of two REDD+-focused special issues”, 2012, Ephemera, Reino Unido; co-author.
* "REDDes que atrapan todo. Agua, territorios, pueblos, biodiversidad", 2012, Alerta verde, Acción Ecológica, Ecuador; contribution.
* "La codicia del subsuelo en la amazonía ecuatoriana", 2012; author.
* "No REDD, a reader", 2010, No REDD Platform; co-author and co-editor.
* "SPACE FOR MOVEMENT? Reflections from Bolivia on Climate Justice, Social Movements and the State", 2010, Building Bridges collective; co-author and co-editor
* “Nuevos mercados, viejas dependencias: el comercio de carbono, energías renovables y el estado español”, 2009, Ecología Política #39, España; co-author
* "The Politics of the Clean Development Mechanism: Hiding Capitalism Under the Green Rug" in Upsetting the Offset: The Political Economy of Carbon Markets, 2009, MayFly, UK; contribution.