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9/2/2014
President of the Warsaw climate conference (COP19) and Poland's secretary of state, Marcin Korolec, has said the "nature of contributions" from countries to deal with menace of global warming would be the "main political questions" in Peruvian ...   
5/12/2013
Building on several years of negotiations, countries inked a major agreement on forest conservation at the United Nations climate talks in Warsaw on 23 November. The deal formally integrates forest conservation into the international climate ...   
24/11/2012
As the U.N. climate change conference in Doha, Qatar (COP 18) rapidly approaches, the urgency of climate action has never been more evident. Extreme weather has wreaked havoc in many corners of the globe, most recently with Hurricane Sandy, which ...   
21/11/2012
Scientists are pushing for changes to a UN mechanism that aims to curtail greenhouse gases by preventing forest loss. Environmentalists have long argued the mechanism must also protect biodiversity and forest-dependent communities. Now, ahead of ...   
13/11/2012
Indonesia will try to convince developed nations to adopt a treaty on climate change and join a trust fund for its mitigation efforts in the upcoming United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference in Doha, Qatar in ...   
26/9/2012
Greenpeace is dedicated to ending deforestation and preventing catastrophic climate change. We are often recognized for putting our lives and freedoms on the line to accomplish these goals. In the U.S. alone, Greenpeace is campaigning to save ...   
18/4/2012
Its accolades include being labelled the breadbasket of the Caribbean as well as the Amazon adventure. But the natural environment for which the South American country of Guyana is famous is also reeling from the effects of climate ...   
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 ...   
12/12/2011
This is a significant step forward in curbing emissions to tackle global climate change. For the first time we've seen major economies, normally cautious, commit to take the action demanded by the science. The EU's proposal for the ...   
25/11/2011
The implementation of funding mechanisms is the key to progress for the UN's reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (UN-REDD) programme during UN climate talks in Durban, South Africa, next week, according to industry ...   
15/11/2011
As Indonesia has pledged to cut emissions, it is committed to convincing developed countries to follow suit during the next UN climate change conference later this month. Rachmat Witoelar, head of the National Council on Climate Change ...   
8/7/2011
The worldwide effort to halt tropical deforestation with market measures has been boosted this week with the announcement of a private capital raising of $25 million for REDD projects in developing countries. The funding effort is a welcome one ...   
20/6/2011
UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, wound up on Friday with hopes for a new global climate change agreement flagging. Despite fleeting optimism following last December's annual UN climate summit in Cancun, the 190-nation UN climate change ...   
18/6/2011
United Nations talks on protecting forests aren’t moving fast enough even though voluntary projects are already generating emissions reductions, a Kenyan delegate attending this week’s climate talks said. Kenya hosts the Kasigau Corridor ...   
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
Driven by powerful agribusiness interests, a bill is moving through the Brazilian Congress that could cripple the decades-long effort to protect the Amazon rainforest. The bill would change Brazil's 1965 Forest Code, which requires that ...   
31/5/2011
Driven by powerful agribusiness interests, a bill is moving through the Brazilian Congress that could cripple the decades-long effort to protect the Amazon rainforest. The bill would change Brazil's 1965 Forest Code, which requires that ...   
30/5/2011
Hector Rodriguez, posing defiantly in front of riot police, was among the thousands of Indigenous peoples, small farmers, women, environmental groups and other activists who took action and made their voices heard throughout the two-week COP 16 ...   
24/5/2011
FAO, World Bank and Chatham House present ways to assess governance for sustainable forest management, mitigation of climate change Rome - FAO and the World Bank have unveiled a new guidance framework which can help countries assess the ...   
13/4/2011
Rich nations must contribute more to a climate change fund and help fight deforestation, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said at a conference Thursday on saving the world's forests -- a key defense against global warming. Ministers from ...   
31/3/2011
I've got good news and bad news about the future of the planet. Good news first. Next year, a honking big global Earth Summit is coming our way -- one with a proud heritage. Formally titled the U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development, ...   
27/3/2011
* Xavier Mugumya (Uganda) (left), Clea Paz (UN-REDD Secretariat), Chief Peter Ikwem (Obudu Forest Community Leader, Cross River State, Nigeria), Yemi Katerere (Executive Secretary, UN-REDD Programme), Gebon Timothy Kataps (Commissioner for ...   
27/3/2011
* Xavier Mugumya (Uganda) (left), Clea Paz (UN-REDD Secretariat), Chief Peter Ikwem (Obudu Forest Community Leader, Cross River State, Nigeria), Yemi Katerere (Executive Secretary, UN-REDD Programme), Gebon Timothy Kataps (Commissioner for ...   
23/3/2011
What is the current status of REDD+?The Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) mechanism is supposed to be the great hope for saving the world's forests. Advocates say REDD -- now known as REDD+ -- could finally create ...   
2/3/2011
UN climate chief warns Durban offers last chance for carbon market clarity Figueres urges Japan to re-engage with negotiations on future of Kyoto Protocol, warning carbon market could suffer as a result of current stand-off The ...   

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