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Forest destruction, climate change and palm oil expansion in Indonesia

Publication | October 28, 2007 at 19:00

Forests are vital to life on earth. They are the richest of all ecosystems - covering only eight per cent of the planet (1) and are home to two thirds of all known species of terrestrial plants and animals(2). Millions of people rely directly on...

Two weeks is long enough to get the job done

Feature story | December 2, 2007 at 18:00

It’s said that a week is a long time in politics. The burning question is whether two weeks is long enough for governments to finally wake up, smell the carbon and confront the biggest problem facing the world. We say yes! It's time for...

Palm oil: Cooking the Climate

Feature story | November 7, 2007 at 18:00

If, as you read this, you're eating a KitKat or reaching into a tube of Pringles, you might be interested to know that these products contain palm oil that is linked to the destruction of forests and peatlands in Indonesia. As our new report...

How the palm oil industry is Cooking the Climate

Publication | November 7, 2007 at 18:00

Every year, 1.9 billion tons of climate changing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are released by the degradation and burning of Indonesia’s peatlands – 4% of global GHG emissions from less than 0.1% of the land on earth. This report shows how,...

UN Climate conference

Page | March 27, 2009 at 17:21

UN Climate Conference | Poznan, Poland | December 1 - 12, 2008

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