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UN-REDD came up with a Q&A in July 2010

 

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REDD-PLUS | 8 years 10 months ago

At what point do the benefits of experimentation and action along multiple, loosely coordinated policy fronts begin to be outweighed by the costs of overlap, gaps, poor coordination and uncertainty created by competing standards? The international community would do well to consider this question...

Ecosystem Marketplace | 8 years 11 months ago

24 March 2011 | NAIROBI | As Europe’s carbon registries slowly reopen after the more vulnerable among them were hacked in January, a new exchange – the African Carbon Exchange (ACX) – was soft-launched here on Thursday.

IETA | 8 years 11 months ago

Washington, DC – At a press conference held jointly with Avoided Deforestation Partners at IETA’s Carbon Forum North America, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) unveiled a new publication series that will address critical policy issues for REDD+ from the perspective of the...

American Carbon Registry | 8 years 11 months ago

The American Carbon Registry (ACR), a non-profit enterprise of Winrock International, announces the posting of REDD Methodology Modules for public comment by ACR members, project proponents and other interested stakeholders. All ACR methodologies, whether developed by Winrock International or...

Climateforests Blogspot | 8 years 11 months ago

--the following appeared as a guest commentary in Carbon Market Europe, Thomson Reuters Point Carbon on February 25, 2011-- Closing the deal on forest accounting By Chris Henschel, national manager of boreal conservation, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Mark it on your calendar: the UN...

IPP Media | 8 years 11 months ago

The government yesterday expressed concern over the increasing wave of investors illegally buying large chunks of land from villagers for forest farming and management, apparently to engage in carbon trade. “If the situation is not arrested, it will cause land conflicts in future, because most...

ABC | 8 years 11 months ago

Growing trees is nature’s way of absorbing carbon from the atmosphere.  So most would assume that the forest industry would be front and centre of the government’s climate change policy.  They’d be wrong.  The government’s carbon price to be introduced from July 2012 will rightly focus on the...

Starafrica | 8 years 11 months ago

KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) March 8, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A small community in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that decided to replant its degraded forest is ensuring education for hundreds of children and providing basic health care services – in part thanks to...

Reuters | 8 years 11 months ago

OSLO (Reuters) - The United Nations postponed until April on Thursday a 40-nation meeting due to start designing a green fund to help poor nations fight climate change, missing a March deadline amid disagreements about who should attend. Groups of Asian and Latin American and Caribbean nations...

SMH | 8 years 11 months ago

'This could really take off,'' said Ross Garnaut this week, releasing his latest update paper on Transforming Rural Land Use. ''This could be seriously big.'' And it's hard not to get excited looking at the greenhouse gas reduction figures in the climate change adviser's paper, based on CSIRO...

Forestcarbon Portal | 8 years 11 months ago

It's more than two decades since a handful of environmental non-profits and green industrialists first began experimenting with mechanisms that slow global warming by funding the preservation of rainforests. In the ensuing decades, we've learned a lot about about what works and what doesn't....

People Daily | 8 years 11 months ago

A new report on Thursday said Australia can meet its carbon emissions target by doing nothing more than claiming offsets from re-vegetation of cleared land, regional forest agreements and ending logging of native forests. Australia has set its target of a 5 percent cut in carbon emissions by...

IISD | 8 years 11 months ago

25 February 2011: The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) has published the first issue of an e-newsletter on FCPF activities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

IESCO | 8 years 11 months ago

ISESCO commenced its National Training Workshop on "Forest Carbon Stock Assessment for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) on 14th February, 2011, at Islamabad.

The Independent Nigeria | 8 years 11 months ago

Nigeria took yet another major step in its quest towards becoming a full-fledged REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) participatory nation following the authentication last Monday in Abuja of a draft REDD Readiness Programme. At a daylong National Validation...

Public Service | 8 years 11 months ago

Erik Solheim, Norway's Minister of the Environment and International Development, reflects on the progress made in efforts to reduce tropical deforestation…

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September 2012 - a note by the Editor of ForestIndustries.EU: We wrote this article more than three years ago. Many significant events happened since then and a huge amount of new knowledge has been collected by the global community.



by Dr. Radut