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Forests for Climate - fact sheet

Publication | 11 March, 2008 at 20:05

Protecting the world’s remaining tropical forests is a key part of the solution to tackling the climate crisis. Tropical forests, the "lungs of the earth" are giant carbon stores. When they are destroyed through logging or burning, this carbon is...

Forests for Climate - brochure (2nd edition)

Publication | 11 March, 2008 at 0:00

Forests for Climate is a landmark proposal for an international funding mechanism to protect tropical forests. The mechanism would become part of the second phase of the Kyoto (post-2012) agreement on climate change. If countries commit to...

Tropical Deforestation Emission Reduction Mechanism (TDERM): A Discussion Paper

Publication | 11 March, 2008 at 0:00

Tropical deforestation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, threatens biological diversity, and has devastating impacts upon forest dependent peoples. Human induced climate change is projected to cause significant adverse effects on...

Tropical Deforestation Emission Reduction Mechanism - TDERM (Summary)

Publication | 13 March, 2008 at 13:54

Tropical deforestation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, threatens biological diversity, and has devastating impacts upon forest dependent peoples. Human induced climate change is projected to cause significant adverse effects on...

Copenhangen Climate Summit

Background | 7 December, 2009 at 8:02

This year's UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen is absolutely vital to the future of the world's climate. On the brink of runaway climate change, it’s time for world leaders to lead, and set us on the path to a low carbon economy.

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