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REDD+: The Durban Results

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February 16th, 2012

COP 17 Durban: Key outcomes for REDD+ and ClearSky Climate Solutions

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February 09, 2012

Reading between the lines – what the Durban text means for REDD+ in 2012

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7 February 2012

On a carbon market mission

While steaming ahead with new carbon market initiatives, the World Bank attracted further criticism and suffered potential setbacks on agriculture and on the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at the UN climate negotiations in Durban.

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January 17, 2012

CP17/CMP7 Durban Debrief

The 17th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (CP17) and 7th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP7) held in Durban, South Africa, from 28th November to 11th December 2011 each produced landmark decisions.

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12 January 2012

REDD+: Funding for carbon trading projects halted

Dar es Salaam.  Funding for a carbon trading system known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) has been suspended until further negotiations between poor countries and powerful industrial nations.

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22 December 2011

“REDD-plus” decision further shapes actions on forests

The recently concluded Durban climate conference adopted two decisions on policy approaches and positive incentives that reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests, and enhancement of forest c

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13 December 2011

What is Up Next for Forest Carbon after Durban?

With the Durban talks coming to a close over the weekend, it is now time to digest the decisions, looking at what was accomplished and what still needs to be determined.

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December 13, 2011

Reduced Emissions from Deforestation Opening Window for Green Economy Transition

Countries across the developing world are engaging with developed country governments and the private sector to simultaneously reduce emissions from forests and fast track transitions to a low carbon, resource efficient Green Economy.

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December 4, 2011

REDD+ draft texts postpone financing decision to 2012, water down safeguards

Latest draft texts on REDD+ that will go forward to a plenary session for approval have postponed a decision on financing to next year and watered down safeguards requirements, leaving REDD+ projects in limbo and indigenous groups unprotected.

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December 06, 2011

Events Update: Summary of Forest day 5

The fifth Forest Day took place in Durban, South Africa, in parallel with the UN Durban Climate Change Conference, which convened from 28 November – 9 December 2011.


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by Dr. Radut