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Much of Dr. Corey Bradshaw's work has a singular aim: to keep primary habitats and functioning ecosystems intact. According to Bradshaw, the existing system of carbon trading
rules needs to be changed so that primary forest
s are given a higher ...
The greening of American energy is both real and profound. Since President Obama took office, the nation's solar capacity has increased more than tenfold. Wind power has more than doubled, to 60,000 megawatts -- enough to power nearly 20 million ...
Donor nations, rainforest-rich countries and multilateral institutions will have to spend tens of billions of dollars in the next few years to ensure that nations undergoing deforestation will have incentives to halt the practice, a report ...
The Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was only elected in September 2013, but already has a rapidly growing list of broken promises and inconsistent decisions regarding public funding support for private industry and non-profit ...
Some of the technologies cited in the latest draft report by United Nations climate experts face significant obstacles before they can be widely put in effect to limit the impact of climate change.The technologies, including a method of ...
The George Washington Bridge and the Pinelands are at opposite ends of New Jersey – almost in different universes. One is a double-decker of steel and cable, groaning with bumper-to-bumper traffic. The other is a delicate, protected ecosystem, ...
2013 was full of major developments in efforts to understand and protect the world's tropical rainforests. The following is a review of some of the major tropical forest
-related news stories for the year.
As a review, this post will not ...
It is probably a safe bet that very few Americans unwrapping a brand-new iPhone left under their Christmas tree are thinking about its impact on the global climate.I have some good news for them, and some bad.No, Apple hasn’t ...
The latest climate talks in Warsaw may have achieved little in the way of action on climate change, but they were even worse for biodiversity. In fact, since early climate talks in the 1990s, biodiversity has vanished from international and ...
GLOBAL warming or climate change is here to stay. In fact, it is manifesting its Sahara-like presence sooner than anticipated.
But what does this drastic change in global weather patterns mean to the general public? What has triggered ...
A U.N. deal on forest
protection will attract more government funding to help poorer nations, but could fail to prevent a slump in the fledgling market for carbon
credits from projects that cut emissions by slowing deforestation.
Believe it or not, the statistics indicate carbon trading
is growing -- nationally and internationally.
As of December 2013, 17 countries have carbon
pricing mechanisms either running or planned. According to a recent study by the World ...
Several issues around the UN mechanism that aims to curtail greenhouse gases by preventing forest
loss were resolved in Warsaw at the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the meeting is ...
Yesterday, at the International Coal and Climate Summit-just a couple miles from the ongoing UN Climate Summit-Christiana Figueres delivered a speech unlike anything ever heard at a coal industry meeting before. Figueres, the Executive Director ...
A recent study of two villages in Cameroon indicates that small farmers there are not far from having the capacity to make REDD+ projects work in their communities.
As the links between agriculture and climate change are discussed at the ...
Policy makers are not keeping up with events. Just as the world’s climate-change negotiators met in Warsaw, Typhoon Haiyan was hitting the Philippines. And as they started their talks – aimed at keeping global temperature increases below 2C – the ...
Malaysia had the world's highest rate of forest
loss between 2000 and 2012, according to a new global forest
map developed in partnership with Google.
Malaysia's total forest
loss during the period amounted to 14.4 percent of its year ...
Failure thus far to agree on a successor to the Kyoto Protocol means the world’s largest carbon
-offset program is poised to shrink.
Since it began operating in 2004, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has supported 7,432 projects to ...
Palm oil giant Golden-Agri Resources (GAR) will forgo development of an oil palm plantation in an area of rainforest in Indonesian New Guinea in order to comply with its forest
The decision by GAR - which is the ...
The global convergence Reclaim Power, along with the No REDD in Africa Network, have named this week a week of action against false solutions. We offer this blog post as a contribution to that effort.In the landscape of global ...
New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions are set to rise nearly 50 per cent by 2040, according to new government modelling, taking the country well off course to meet its commitment to cut emissions in half by mid-century.*A report from the ...
Costa Rica has created a new financial institution to handle the expected trading
credits among companies and public institutions that have joined the country’s aim to reach zero carbon
The initiative, called BANCO2, ...
On Thursday, 17 October 2013 Mongabay.com and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) co-hosted a discussion on environmental issues related to palm oil. The discussion involved representatives from WWF, Greenpeace and the RSPO. ...
Near a palm oil plantation here, bulldozers and chainsaws can be heard in what is officially “protected forest
.” The hilly terrain is not ideal for large-scale agriculture, but with few areas left for expansion, the loggers are denuding the land ...
Cambodia’s only U.N.-backed carbon trading
scheme is still nowhere near making any money for communities and logging in the area continues to threaten the very forest
s supposed to generate tens of millions of dollars over the next 30 years, ...