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Cutting trees to cool the planet?

In a twist, a new study suggests that regularly logging forests can quadruple the amount of carbon dioxide soaked up from the atmosphere.

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June 26, 2011

Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum

The 2011 Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum took place from 24-25 June 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Forum was organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank, in collaboration with other multilateral development bank (MDB) partners.

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May 23, 2011

ADB Invests in Three Climate Change Funds That Seek to Raise $700 Million

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May 24, 2011

To adapt, to mitigate or both alike? Congo Basin forests in a policy dilemma

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (24 May, 2011)_Bringing together researchers, policymakers, civil society and practitioners on development issues is quite challenging. Particularly more challenging is policy response towards climate change adaptation and mitigation in Congo Basin forests.

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It's Time to Outlaw Land Grabbing, Not to Make It "Responsible"!

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April 7, 2011

The Fight Over International Climate Investments

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February 15, 2011

The forest and the trees

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18 February 2011

Tropical forests 're-shaped' by climate changes

Future climate change could change the profile of tropical forests, with possible consequences for carbon storage and biodiversity, a study says.

IUFRO came up with a new report on REDD


IUFRO came up with a new study about REDD. It's an impressive pack of information and a lots of background info.

And of course people immediately started to interpret their own thoughts and ideas on the "results" of this study.

Here is an overview of what people are reading out of the study:


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