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May 2012

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Forests and climate change after Durban

Over the past two years, the Food and Agricultur

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May 21 2012

Green Climate Fund: Critical negotiations ahead

It is heartening indeed to learn that Bangladesh has been nominated by the least developed countries (LDCs) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to help vulnerable countries fight climate risks.

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May 10, 2012

New paper by Tony La Viña: The UNFCCC after Durban

As the climate negotiations begin again a new working paper from Tony La Vina and colleagues analyses the Durban outcome and calls for a new approach to climate multilateralism.

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06 May, 2012

Melbourne eyes Tassie forest investment

City Council could invest in Tasmanian forest plantations protected from harvesting in an effort to become Victoria's first carbon-neutral council.

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May 13, 2012

Norway acts as others drag feet on carbon emissions

Advocates of burying the world's carbon emissions underground have long pushed for a global price on greenhouse gases.

But their goal appears ever more elusive as nations fail year after year to agree on putting a price to carbon worldwide.

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May 5 2012

Kenya now hires carbon credits advisor

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May 14, 2012

Mangrove conservation – key to fighting climate change – grapples against development

Nestled on a narrow strand of sand that encloses Lap An Lagoon on the central coast of Vietnam are the village’s last few remaining hectares of mangroves, hovering above the water upon their stilted roots.

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April 30, 2012

The Story of REDD: a real solution to deforestation?

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16 May 2012

Forest-rich nations need progress on MRV and REDD+ financing

Discussions on how mitigation and adaptation funds will be raised and used in the second commitment period of Kyoto Protocol from 2013-2020 will be key during the climate change talks in Bonn to ensure that REDD+ can move forward.

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Apr 30, 2012

Green market slide worries Indian companies

Global demand for carbon credits, especially in Europe for economic reasons, has been declining since 2010.

by Dr. Radut