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02 September 2010

The Fight Over Palm Oil Funding

Called the Draft Framework for Engagement in the Palm Oil Sector, the 48-page document by the IFC seeks to provide

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September 5, 2010

Global warming science is still evolving — but not in the direction the disinformers think

The WSJ pushed a new meme in its editorial, “Climate of Uncertainty:  Global warming s

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September 3, 2010

Latin America Accounts for 65% of Forest Loss in the Last Five Years, says CIFOR

Specialists from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) reported that Latin America accounts for "65 percent of the net loss of forests in the world", which continues despite isolated cases of success.

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September 7, 2010

Development of Carbon Markets in Agriculture and Forestry Have Potential

Carbon sequestration through agriculture could potentially take the equivalent of hundreds of thousands of cars off the road and provide farmers with a new revenue stream worth billions of dollars.

Ann Arbor, MI (Vocus) September 7, 2010

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7th September 2010

Growing conflicts over Tanzania's 'charismatic carbon'

The country's forests are at the centre of a new global scramble to 'buy up' carbon, but as Thembi Mutch reports, is the process really going to benefit the environment or people?

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01 September 2010

Norway urged to dump shares of other forest-destroying companies

Norway's Climate and Forests Initiative, which has set aside billions of dollars for efforts to reduce deforestation, should work with the country's Ministry of Finance to divest the Government Pension Fund from companies that destroy forests, says the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), an environmental group.

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August 31, 2010

The Missionary Position: The export of carbon guilt to the developing world

The advocates of renewable energy have long chanted a mantra of “green jobs, energy security and lower emissions”, but in country after country we continue to see a fork in the road emerging whereby individual nations are forced to make choices between lowering (global) emissions or developin

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Santa Cruz Mountains redwoods lure cash for trapping carbon

LOMPICO - PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric's) is handing over tens of thousands of dollars to the nonprofit Sempervirens Fund to protect a 425-acre stand of redwoods once slated for logging deep in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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August 26, 2010

Urgent Action Needed On Climate-Forestry Research

Urgent Action Needed On Climate-Forestry Research


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24 August 2010

CIFOR Director General Delivers Keynote on Forests, Climate Change and Communities

24 August 2010: Frances Seymour, Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), delivered a keynote address titled "Forests, Climate Change, and Communities: Making Progress up the Learning Curve" at the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)


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