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Friday 21 May 2010

HSBC climate change fund linked to deforestation

Campaign group asks HSBC to close investment fund loophole in bank's forest ethics policy.

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Nov 16th, 2009

One Change Could Cut Brazil's Carbon Emissions in Half

Brazil is the fourth-largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world, responsible for about 5 percent of current global GHG emissions.

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Mar 23rd, 2010

Drivers of Deforestation: In the Tropics, Urbanization Plays a Key Role

Stopping tropical deforestation is something that almost everyone can agree upon as a reasonable and intelligent way to reduce CO2 emissions. Trees absorb atmospheric CO2 and emit oxygen, acting as planetary lungs. Tropical rainforests are some of the largest stands of trees in existence.

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20 May 2010

National deforestation workshop in Cameroon looks beyond the forest

While it is clear that deforestation is an important source of global carbon emissions, the potential role that agricultural mosaics at the forest margin could play, to help reduce pressure on the forest, store carbon and create benefits for local people is gaining evidence   Scientists and fo

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May. 18, 2010

Rain Forests Lose Out in Senate's New Climate Bill

Much of the handwringing by greens over the new climate and energy bill introduced in the Senate on May 12 has focused on the overtly controversial aspects of the legislation: the partial allowances it makes for new offshore oil drilling, for instance, and the ceiling it puts on carbon prices.

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May 10, 2010

Interview with Michael G. Morris - CEO of American Electric Power

The picture of the global carbon market is a murky one, stymied on the one hand by the lack of a U.S. climate policy, and bubbling over on the other hand with a highly speculative, and even murkier, voluntary market.

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May 8, 2010

Muddy Road Molds Debate on the Future of Guyana

FIFTY EIGHT, Guyana — A battered, decades-old Bedford truck that would not look out of place in a “Mad Max” movie pulled off the road. Gold miners crawled out of its mud-splattered cab, sauntered into Peter Rajmenjan’s diner and asked if he had any bush hog for sale.

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May 11, 2010

TZ forests to disappear in 10 decades

Tanzania’s entire forest cover will disappear in about 10 to 16 decades if the current high level of deforestation is not checked, a new survey warns.

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April 04, 2010

Germany backs RP initiatives on climate change

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May 20, 2010

Tanzania: Norway to organize Oslo climate conference

A MAJOR global conference to form the first real genuine partnership to fight climate change through Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) in developing countries will be held in Oslo, Norway later this month.

The conference which is expected to be attended by the Minister of State at Vice President's Office responsible for the Environment, Dr Batilda Buriani, will be hosted by the Norwegian Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg.


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by Dr. Radut