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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 ...   
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 ...   
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 ...   
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 ...   
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 ...   
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 ...   
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 ...   
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 ...   
26/2/2011
The impacts of climate change are already being felt in many developing countries particularly least developed countries and small island states, yet these countries have not been the primary cause of it. The necessary actions to halt climate ...   
26/2/2011
How REDD+ can help protect forests and biodiversity while slowing climate change Not only do tropical forests house much of the world`s biodiversity, but they also function as large carbon sinks, helping to store CO2 emitted by man-made and ...   
20/2/2011
Important achievements on rights and safeguards in REDD at UNFCCC now risk being seriously watered down and reinterpreted in REDD policy debates and practices, posing significant threats to the environment and indigenous ...   
20/2/2011
This started as something of a rant on the ill logic of the UNFCCC COP process, following on my post on 14 December 2010, but I have elected to reframe this conversation in a more constructive tone. Hopefully this will be better-received in the ...   
20/2/2011
Forests, particularly tropical forests, are economically valuable for their biodiversity and, especially relevant for climate change, their ability to store carbon within their vegetation and soil. Alternately, destruction of forests releases ...   
20/2/2011
Kenyan project issues world's first REDD forest credits Wildlife Works nets 1.45 million offsets for safeguarding forest in the Kasigau corridor The first officially verified greenhouse gas credits under the pioneering UN-backed ...   
10/2/2011
Kenyan project issues first REDD credits-Point Carbon A Kenyan project has become the first to issue Redd credits under the Voluntary Carbon Standard. NGO Wildlife Works announced Tuesday its reducing emissions from ...   

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