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Sinks in the CDM: After the climate,will biodiversity go down the drain?!

Publication | 4 June, 2003 at 0:00

Something is going seriously wrong. We are trying to protect the world’s ecosystems from climate change. And now, on our first humble steps towards this goal we are about to create a subsidy system for mono-culture plantations – thereby turning...

CDM sinks: Do not change 1990 reference year for CDM reforestation definition.

Publication | 4 June, 2003 at 0:00

The proposal to change the reforestation definition by moving the base year from 1990 (31 December 1989) to 2000 (31 December 1999) should be rejected. Canada first tabled this idea as a proposal to increase the eligible land area for...

Canada blocks environmental safeguards for CDM sinks projects

Publication | 4 June, 2003 at 0:00

At the upcoming Climate Change Conference (SB-18)in Bonn from 4-13 June, countries have a last chance to get negotiations right for CoP-9 in Milan, where modalities will be finalized for afforestation and reforestation projects under the CDM for...

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