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Finnish Environment Institute | 14 years 5 months ago

Finnish Environment Institute, Finnish Forest Research Institute and the Dating Laboratory of the Finnish Museum of Natural History at the University of Helsinki  

Worldwatch | 14 years 5 months ago

Among the few policy agreements to emerge from December's United Nations climate summit was recognition of the "immediate" need to sequester more greenhouse gases in forests through a mechanism known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, or REDD. 

ORF | 14 years 5 months ago

Nach diversen Pannen des Weltklimarats IPCC gerät dessen Vorsitzender, Rajendra Pachauri, zusehends in die Kritik. Deutsche Klimaforscher fordern nun öffentlich seinen Rücktritt. Kategorie: Klima Erstellt am 09.02.2010.

My News | 14 years 5 months ago

New Delhi: A $100 million pledge from the Government of Japan has helped to secure the funding base and launch the operational phase of two new climate programs supporting forest management and renewable energy investments in developing countries.

Mongabay | 14 years 5 months ago

Commodity trade and urbanization, rather than rural poverty, drive deforestation, reports a new study that looks at the implications for new policy measures to protect forests. Deforestation is increasingly correlated to urban population growth and trade rather than rural poverty, suggesting...

Marc Gunther | 14 years 5 months ago

The Sierra Club and American Electric Power, the nation’s largest coal-burning utility, don’t agree on much, but there is this: Money does grow on trees.

NRDC | 14 years 5 months ago

The White House released a proposed budget for 2011 which includes $1.4 billion to helps provide needed investments in developing countries to address the impacts of global warming pollution, shift to a clean energy future, and reduce the loss of tropical rainforests.  The proposed budget...

The UN-REDD Program | 14 years 5 months ago

The UN-REDD Programme reflects on the successes of 2009, and the challenges and opportunities of extending REDD+ efforts around the world in 2010

Kaieteur News | 14 years 5 months ago

    The mining community is up in arms against the government’s proposals to institute some stricter guidelines over their industry. While the government has gone to some length to deny any linkages between their initiative and their championing of forest conservation on the world stage, the...

NEXT | 14 years 5 months ago

An international forestry monitoring group, Nature Conservation Resource Centre (NCRC) has completed an 11- day study tour of the carbon stock of forest projects in Cross River State in line with the state’s agitation for carbon credit facility by the UN, World Bank and the US. The state...

IUCN | 14 years 5 months ago

This study reviews the financial costs of abating greenhouse gas emissions through reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD). It is written from the perspective of an institutional investor seeking cost-effective climate mitigation options.

The Jarkata Post | 14 years 5 months ago

The government said it remained in the dark over how to apply for climate change funds that were promised by rich nations at the recent Copenhagen summit. No clear mechanism to establish how such funds will be disbursed has been established following the completion of the summit in December 2009...

Climate-L | 14 years 5 months ago

1 February 2010:  The latest issue of the International Tropical Timber Organization’s (ITTO) newsletter, Tropical Forest Update,  includes an article that questions whether payments for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD) can make natural...

Open CRS | 14 years 5 months ago

Open CRS http://opencrs.com/document/R40990/2009-12-22/download/1013/ or here (pdf)

Brunei FM | 14 years 5 months ago

HARARE, Jan 25 (NNN-NEW ZIANA) — Zimbabwe’s Forestry Commission is weighing the economic benefits of maintaining forests to qualify for investment under the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change, says the commission’s Information and Communication Manager, Abedinigo...

Stabroek News | 14 years 5 months ago

Guyana hopes to conclude discussions with the World Bank and Norway in February to receive an initial US$30M through the forest preservation agreement with Oslo. “We have complied with all of the conditions for last year. The only outstanding thing now is the settlement of the trust fund mechanism...

The United Republic of Tanzania | 14 years 5 months ago

Among the roles of the National REDD Task Force are to coordinate preparation for CoP 15 meeting in Copenhagen that was held in December 2009. This coordination was specifically geared at showcasing lessons learnt with regard to REDD initiatives in Tanzania. Accordingly, a Consulting Company...

The Enterprise Capenews | 14 years 5 months ago

It’s been a month after COP 15, the UN Climate Change conference that was supposed to give the world a new system for reducing carbon emissions. A month to reflect, regroup, and respond to this reporter’s questions about what happened, and what didn’t, in Copenhagen.

The Guardian | 14 years 5 months ago

The UK is one of the least forested countries in Europe. The growing maturity of UK woodlands means that carbon sequestration is falling rapidly. From Carbon Commentary, part of the Guardian Environment Network

Carbon Positive | 14 years 5 months ago

A forest carbon developer has claimed the first validation of a reforestation project to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS), using the opportunity to argue for what it sees as the critical role for forest planting in a sector where attention is turning very much to avoided deforestation, or...


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