News: Forests & Climate
Good progress in Geneva, but hard work still ahead: political will a significant factor
“Tackling the difficult issues is yet to begin"
Call for action, compromise at UN climate talks in Geneva
Parties should come to Geneva ready to compromise in favor of an inclusive draft text
Interview with Chuck Hutchinson, Senior Technical Officer, WWF-Guyana
Chuck's work focuses on Guyana’s REDD+ efforts and protected areas
Interview with Pat Hardcastle, Forestry Development Specialist
Pat recently worked as team leader on a four year evaluation project of the Norwegian development ...
41% of Amazon deforestation caused by gold mining between 2001 and 2013 took place in the Guianas
A new paper shows that the highest percentage of Amazonian forest loss, caused by gold mining, ...
More work needed, but positive steps for REDD+ as UN climate meeting concludes
Countries moving from negotiations to action on REDD+
Colombia, Guyana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico share forest data for establishing reference emission levels
Forest countries submit reference emissions levels during UN climate change meeting to advance ...
Forest countries call for international collaboration to achieve emissions reductions
14 countries announce the "Lima Challenge"
COICA and WWF present concept and implementation of Amazon Indigenous REDD+
For generations, the indigenous peoples have been working to protect their territories against ...
REDD+ progress stalls at UN climate change meeting
Divergence of positions on pending topics means no progress for REDD+ at COP20
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