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November 2012

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November 12, 2012

Warning of mass deforestation after govt's Kyoto pull-out

A warning of mass deforestation, now that the Government is walking away from the Kyoto Protocol.

Climate Change Minister Tim Groser says as of next year New Zealand will align climate change efforts with countries that are collectively responsible for 85 percent of global emissions.

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Carbon Market Watch

Who pays? Lessons from CDM forestry projects for REDD

Forestry projects typically involve local communities and are challenging to implement. When farmers get involved with personal financial liabilities, the question of who bears the financial risk arises especially in cases where revenues from carbon credits do not materialise.

by Dr. Radut