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vor 12 Jahre 2 months

As they do every year, Greenpeace and nongovernmental organizations like “Eyes on the Forest,” which is supported by the WWF and other western environmental groups, have squarely blamed the plantation industry for the seasonal fires in Sumatra. This generates sympathy for the anti-forestry...

Guardian, Reuters, Forexpros | vor 12 Jahre 2 months

While committed to stopping deforestation, Brazil sees a carbon trading scheme as the wrong way to proceed. On climate change mitigation, it wants commitments to reflect historic emissions.A scheme that would allow developed nations to gain carbon credits by supporting forest conservation is on the...

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

The largest cost component when manufacturing wood pulp is the cost of wood fiber. In the 1Q/09, this cost was 53% of the total production cost worldwide. Both the relative and nominal cost of wood have declined the past year; wood fiber costs in the 2Q/09 were at their lowest levels in over...

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

NAIROBI - Kenya said on Wednesday it would plant 7.6 billion trees over the next 20 years to redress decades of chopping down forest cover, the effect of which is now being felt in acute water and power shortages.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

The United States and Germany have agreed to donate $19 million for the reforestation of a Bangladesh wildlife sanctuary under a global climate change mitigation project, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

Tuesday, 11th of August 2009: An international maritime hunt is underway for a missing cargo ship which is thought to be the first hijacked vessel to be sailed through the English Channel in modern times.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

Das Verschwinden der "Arctic Sea" bleibt weiterhin ein Rätsel: Der unter maltesischer Flagge fahrende Frachter mit russischer Besatzung wird seit fast zwei Wochen vermisst.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

OTTAWA - The environmental group Greenpeace has ended its long campaign against Kimberly-Clark after the Kleenex maker agreed to change its forestry practices.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

ScienceDaily (Aug. 4, 2009) — Pine trees grown for 12 years in air one-and-a-half times richer in carbon dioxide than today's levels produced twice as many seeds of at least as good a quality as those growing under normal conditions, a Duke University-led research team reported Aug. 3 at a national...

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

De Boer: Fighting climate change will cost a "phenomenal amount of money - 300 billion dollars a year from 2020. That is the cost for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to impacts from the changing climate, estimates the UN climate chief Yvo de Boer.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

The government is optimistic its production forests (HTI) will span over 5 million hectares by the year-end, and over 10 million hectares by 2014 as targeted, because the forestry industry can now resort to financing supported by government, an official says.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

Karanganyar, Central Java. Britain’s Prince Charles has set aside 2 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to help Indonesia and other developing countries preserve their rain forests, State Minister for the Environment Rachmat Witoelar said on Thursday.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

Publics Want More Government Action on Climate Change: Global Poll July 29, 2009: A new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of 19 nations from around the world finds that majorities in 15 think their government should put a higher priority on addressing climate change than it does now. This includes...

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

Der Klimawandel ist nach Ansicht der Österreicher eine weltweit größere Bedrohung als der Terrorismus, Kriege oder die Wirtschaftskrise. Das geht aus einer aktuellen Eurobarometer-Umfrage hervor. 

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

How much pollution can a tree absorb? The question is at the center of a high-stakes fight over how much it will cost to curb climate change -- and who will foot the bill. Trees are nature's antidote to smokestacks and tailpipes. Factories and cars cough out carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas...

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

PORT MORESBY, Jul 30, 2009 (AsiaPulse via COMTEX) -- The pristine forests of Papua New Guinea could be worth billions of dollars a year in carbon trading but potentially lucrative projects are on hold amid court orders and a government investigation.

vor 12 Jahre 2 months

2009-07-22  Pulpmills in the US South had some of the lowest wood fiber costs in the world in the 2Q/2009, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. The US South has the largest pulp industry in the world and this industry has enjoyed low wood raw-material costs for a very long time. This trend...

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

You've heard of credit default swaps and subprime mortgages. Are carbon default swaps and subprime offsets next? If the Waxman-Markey climate bill is signed into law, it will generate, almost as an afterthought, a new market for carbon derivatives. That market will be vast, complicated, and...

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- European consumer groups and nongovernmental organizations have said they want environmentally friendly palm oil. Malaysian producers of palm oil that have made the switch are discovering that it is still a hard sell.

vor 12 Jahre 3 months

Margarine, Kosmetika, Putzmittel, Eis und eine Beimischung in Biotreibstoff: Palmöl ist vielfältig einsetzbar und mittlerweile fixer Bestandteil im Alltag. Obwohl die Preise für Palmöl im vergangenen Jahr gefallen waren, läuft das Geschäft mit Palmöl. Weltweit werden jährlich mehr als 43...

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