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Issue date: 
December 2010

JIKO Policy Paper 3/2010: REDD Crediting vs. REDD Funds

Since 2005, the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Cimate Change (UNFCCC) negotiate how the protection of rainforests could be integrated into the climate regime.

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Jun 14, 2012

Asia CDM Stakeholder Consultations and Implications for CDM AR & REDD+

A CDM policy dialogue with Asian stakeholders took place in Bangkok from 7-8 June 2012. Asia has more than 80% of the registered CDM projects in the world.

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May 30, 2012

Disagreement on REDD finance at the “stalemate” climate negotiations in Bonn

Last year, emissions of carbon dioxide increased by 3.2% to 31.6 billion tonnes, according to figures released by the International Energy Agency.

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June 01, 2012

Amazon Fund approved 30 projects with over $300 million in financing

The Amazon Fund, created in 2008 to promote projects for the prevention and combating deforestation and conservation and sustainable use of forests, has so far approved 30 projects.

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6 June 2012

The Israelis saving the rainforests

A company owned by Israeli entrepreneurs will manage preservation of tropical rainforests of the Central African Republic.

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June 12, 2012

The Gold Standard expands: announcements on forestry & land-use

Based upon consistent stakeholder lobbying and the strongly positive outcome of a 2011 scoping exercise, The Gold Standard Foundation is expanding its project scope into land use and forestry.

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May 21 2012

Green Climate Fund: Critical negotiations ahead

It is heartening indeed to learn that Bangladesh has been nominated by the least developed countries (LDCs) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to help vulnerable countries fight climate risks.

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06 May, 2012

Melbourne eyes Tassie forest investment

City Council could invest in Tasmanian forest plantations protected from harvesting in an effort to become Victoria's first carbon-neutral council.

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May 13, 2012

Norway acts as others drag feet on carbon emissions

Advocates of burying the world's carbon emissions underground have long pushed for a global price on greenhouse gases.

But their goal appears ever more elusive as nations fail year after year to agree on putting a price to carbon worldwide.

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May 7, 2012

EU nations get cold feet over climate change fund

(Reuters) - EU nations have yet to come up with a plan on how to fill a multi-billion euro fund to help tackle climate change, even as the region's executive body hosts talks with countries likely to bear the brunt of extreme weather.


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