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Some external reading

  • Recarbonizing the earth
    The case for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases is more compelling than ever. But it's also past time to begin drawing carbon out of the air...
  • WWF REDD Library
    It's from WWF, nothing more to say, just follow the link!
  • REDD training materials
    Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) is a concept that has been gaining momentum in climate change policy negotiations both internationally and at the national level in capitals around the world. Yet despite the increasing levels of interest and activity in REDD, there is a great deal of confusion that still surrounds the concept...
  • The REDD-Net
    New proposals to use international financial mechanisms to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) have radical implications for the ways in which tropical forests...
  • The Little REDD+ book
    Launched at the UNFCCC climate summit in December 2008 The Little REDD Book is a guide to the UN negotiations on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD)...
  • The Eliasch Review
    The Review aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of international financing to reduce forest loss and its associated impacts on climate change. It does so with particular reference to the international efforts to achieve a new global climate change agreement in Copenhagen at the end of 2009...


Mongabay | 14 years 7 months ago

Primary forest loss The following section is a quantitative look at primary forest loss. More than seven million hectares of primary forest were lost on an annual basis between 2000 and 2005, the most recent period for which data is available from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization....

Mongabay | 15 years 3 weeks ago

June 29, 2009: A New Idea to Save Tropical Forests Takes Flight and then in 2005, a small group of countries changed everything. Papua New Guinea teamed up with Costa Rica and a handful of other countries to make a formal plea to the United Nations.

The Guardian | 15 years 3 weeks ago

This is a series of articles (started here, June, 1st 2009) taken from GRIST, Offsets are still counterfeit carbon credits The arguments in favor of counterfeit carbon credits still fail no matter how often they are repeated


Don't Demonize Deforestation - sovereignty matters as well!

October 2012, a note by the editor of ForestIndustries.EU: Although we wrote this article years ago, recent studies proof us to be right. The study "Forests or Agriculture: not necessarily an ‘all or nothing’ trade-off" came up with some interesting conclusions although the authors put higher emphasis on "emission reductions" than an "povertry reductions"...

Forest Transistion Theory

by Dr. Radut