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UN-REDD came up with a Q&A in July 2010

 

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Capital Press | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

ANDERSON, Calif. - Forestry's recognition as a carbon-friendly industry could provide lucrative opportunities for timberland owners in the emerging world of carbon credits. However, uncertainties in California's upcoming cap-and-trade regulations could make it costly and risky for companies to sign...

World Bank | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

What does climate finance really mean? Do we mean dedicated funds mobilized by donors in the carbon market, or do we mean funds actually used for mitigation and adaptation action? Definitions and publications abound, but the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) has now taken the bull by the horns and...

Business Recorder | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

Sarhad Forestry Ittehad (Safi) has rejected lease agreement between the department of forests and British company Merlyn Wood for leasing of 2,71,000 acres forest covered area in district Mansehra, Battgram and Swat for 40 years.This was stated by President, Safi Abbottabad, Riaz Mohammad Khan;...

Envrionmental Finance | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

The UK government has invested £110 million ($157 million) into two new commercial funds, aiming to leverage in at least £3 billion of private capital for green investments in developing countries. Britain has committed £50 million to the Climate Catalyst Fund, which is a private equity fund of...

ForestCarbonAsia | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

Ireland has become the first country in the world to recognise forest carbon credits in its tax regime – paving the way for the issuance of forest bonds, according to a leading banker. On Wednesday, Ireland’s government published a finance bill which extends the range of carbon offsets recognised...

IFCA | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

Canadian Reforestation project developer Taking Root has come up with a new online tool to help its offset buyers explain and promote their offsetting commitment to their own customers. The CO2 Responsible communications kit is designed to help businesses get full value from their decision to...

ENN | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

The lush vegetation wrapping the center of the globe is one of the most important features for regulating a stable climate in the world. Much excess CO2 emissions from industrialized regions find their way to the equator to be absorbed by abundant CO2-consuming plant life. However, as large tracts...

Forbes | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

A study published in Nature Climate Change this week measured both the biomass of different types of tropical forests and the emissions lost via deforestation, providing more accurate data than was previously available, according to lead author Alessandro Baccini. That’s important for creating...

NC Guyana | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

Another major initiative to ensure that Guyana’s natural resources and wealth are sustainably harvested for the development of its present and future generations, the Community Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (C-MRV) Project that will have the involvement of 16 villages of the North Rupununi...

RECOFTC | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

The Community Carbon Accounting (CCA) Action Research Project was launched with the intention of elaborating approaches for engaging communities in forest carbon stock monitoring.

EurActive | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

Greenhouse gas emissions from biofuels such as palm oil, soybean and rapeseed are higher than those for fossil fuels when the effects of Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) are counted, according to leaked EU data seen by EurActiv. The default values assigned to the biofuels compare to those from...

Yomiuri | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

Firms that emit greenhouse gases but also want to help revitalize business in the Tohoku region following the Great East Japan Earthquake are being drawn to participate in a carbon dioxide offset trading scheme. Named J-VER (Japan Verified Emission Reduction), the scheme is a type of carbon-offset...

Forest Carbon Asia | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

International climate change negotiations at COP17 in Durban, December 2011 saw further developments on the proposed REDD+ mechanism to reduce forest-based emissions and enhance forest carbon sinks. A binding international REDD+ agreement and a larger climate change agreement will likely be many...

Eco-Business | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

Some of our clients will remember that The CarbonNeutral Company started business in 1997 trading as Future Forests, and will know that our services have always recognised the central role played by ecosystems in maintaining a stable climate. Planting and protecting forests makes perfect sense...

International Forest Industries | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

What a year it’s been for those involved in carbon markets. A raft of new legislation, a jump followed by a dramatic drop-off in carbon pricing and then a slow-down in trading. The roller coaster ride has caused plenty of angst for those foresters, emitters and investors with an interest in carbon...

Rumors and Facts | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

ociete Generale on Tuesday lowered its price forecasts for European Union and U.N.-backed carbon, citing an over-supply of emission units, a worsening EU economic outlook and an expansion of low-carbon energy sources. Front-year EU Allowances (EUAs) would average 8.9 euros ($11.28) a tonne in 2012...

Rumors and Facts | vor 6 Jahre 9 months

China has lowered the minimum price foreign companies must pay for Chinese carbon credits for the first time since 2008, but traders say the move is unlikely to have much impact as it will remain twice as high as current carbon prices. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the...

Scientific American | vor 6 Jahre 10 months

The Amazon rainforest is in flux, thanks to agricultural expansion and climate change. In other words, humans have "become important agents of disturbance in the Amazon Basin," as an international consortium of scientists wrote in a review of the state of the science on the world's largest...

The Citizen | vor 6 Jahre 10 months

Dar es Salaam.  Funding for a carbon trading system known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) has been suspended until further negotiations between poor countries and powerful industrial nations.

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September 2012 - a note by the Editor of ForestIndustries.EU: We wrote this article more than three years ago. Many significant events happened since then and a huge amount of new knowledge has been collected by the global community.



by Dr. Radut