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24/11/2013
The UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw ended on Saturday, 24 hours behind schedule, with organizers declaring that governments are still on track to agree on a universal climate agreement in 2015 that will come into force from ...   
17/1/2012
A proposed mechanism to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by protecting tropical forests has evolved considerably since it started to gain momentum during the 2005 climate talks in Montreal. Known then as "avoided deforestation", the concept was ...   
13/9/2011
In July 2010, U.S. investor Todd Lemons and Russian energy giant Gazprom believed they were just weeks from winning final approval for a landmark forest preservation project in Indonesia. A year later, the project is close to collapse, a ...   
13/6/2011
Reflecting profound concerns of developing countries, a new report has strongly criticised the World Bank group for promoting false solutions to climate change, such as carbon trading, megadams, agrofuels and industrial monoculture tree ...   
31/5/2011
The tropical forest conservation plan, known as REDD, has the potential to significantly reduce deforestation and carbon dioxide emissions worldwide. Photograph: Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace It could be the cheapest way to save the planet ...   
29/4/2011
Norway: rainforest protection efforts must work through corruption challenge Corruption in poor countries shouldn't deter developed countries from supporting initial efforts to save the world's tropical forests, Norway's environment ...   
20/2/2011
Last week, Ecosystem Marketplace reported that a major formal voluntary carbon standard has verified its first carbon credits from projects that reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD). It's the ...   
7/2/2011
The story of the world's forests is usually a depressing one. Tropical rain forests are under pressure in South America, Asia and Africa, threatening habitat for countless species and adding billions of tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere ...   
15/1/2011
what it means Trust has been restored in the negotiations, important political principles have been captured. Displaying great diplomatic skill, Mexico has brought the UN climate change process back from the brink. After the generally ...   
15/1/2011
Business is Everything and Everything is Business Capitalism`s priority is to protect business opportunities not the environment Late last year three huge conferences took place, one in Nagoya, Japan and one in Rome, both ...   
11/1/2011
Will negotiators in Mexico finalize a binding decision on REDD+? What, if any, progress will be made toward an overall climate change agreement? Find out as RECOFTC reports from the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP16 in Cancun, ...   
31/12/2010
Climate change, Business Day
THE recent Cancun climate- change agreements’ fatal flaw is simple: faith in fickle markets. A year from now in Durban, the apparently unifying strategy of combining ever- broader emissions trading with a modicum of north-south aid to resolve ...   
29/12/2010
Letdown at Cancun, Front Line
The climate conference failed to deliver an effective and equitable agreement on reducing emissions and will aggravate global warming. Jairam Ramesh, UnionMinister for Environment and Forests, speaks at the climate change conference on ...   
22/12/2010
Envoys at United Nations climate talks were locked in negotiations during the final day of a two- week conference as 193 nations remained divided about how to curb global warming. "There's a real danger that if we don't get a successful ...   
19/12/2010
Bolivia was not an obstacle to progress at Cancun's climate talks. It was rather the only nation daring enough to tell the truth. In the famous Hans Christian Anderson fable, The Emperor's New Clothes, a weaver famously plays on an ...   
19/12/2010
Even though the dust hasn’t quite settled over President Jagdeo’s intemperate outburst at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP 16) at Cancun, as a country that is affected at several levels by the grim prognostications of climate change, we ...   
19/12/2010
(Ed. Note: This report about the Cancun climate change conference was written by our friend and associate, attorney Miguel Fredes, now living in Jakarta where he works as an environmental consultant.) The ups and downs experienced at the ...   
17/12/2010
The modest achievements of last week's climate talks in Mexico must not create a false sense of complacency. Ever since the high-profile collapse of last year's climate talks in Copenhagen, expectations for this year's meeting in Cancun, ...   
11/12/2010
Envoys at United Nations talks agreed to a package aimed at limiting global warming by protecting forests, advising nations on adapting to higher temperatures and opening a $100 billion Green Climate Fund. The group representing 193 ...   
9/12/2010
With fears of failure growing by the hour at the climate talks in Cancún, Mexico, reports have surfaced that the host nation is trying to come up with a compromise text. It would, according to rumours, essentially turn the Copenhagen Accord ...   
5/12/2010
A resident of Lesotho, a sub-Saharan African country, Bruno Sekoli, could not hide his frustration with the slow progress in climate talks here. Sekoli, the chair of the least developed countries in the Cancun talks, expressed ...   
3/12/2010
Google Inc unveiled technology on Thursday it says will help build trust between rich and poor countries on projects designed to protect the world's tropical forests. Measuring the success of forest-protection plans in places like the ...   
2/12/2010
An in-depth look at graft in forestry is needed before leaders agree on anti-corruption mechanisms in Cancun There is rising concern that the US$30 billion pledged to protect forests last year during the Copenhagen conference on the ...   
30/11/2010
It took about half a year for my toes to unfreeze after the U.N.'s climate summit in Copenhagen last December. O.K., I may be exaggerating, but it's no exaggeration to say the Copenhagen talks -- the object of so much hype and hope in the months ...   
29/11/2010
Talks aimed at building a broad international alliance to fight global warming resume in Cancun, Mexico, on Monday with modest expectations for progress – and from some climate-policy specialists, an acknowledgment that without movement on ...   

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