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Forests & People First

Publication | 26 June, 2012 at 14:00

Since COP16 in Cancún, governments have agreed that safeguards are required for the implementation of REDD+. They are indispensable, both to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of REDD+ and to ensure coherence with international standards...

Outsourcing Hot Air

Publication | 23 September, 2012 at 14:00

The success of REDD+ depends on its ability to deliver real, additional and permanent reductions in deforestation and forest degradation in a manner that protects biodiversity and fully respects the rights of indigenous peoples and local...

Greenpeace position on Reference Levels for REDD

Publication | 6 June, 2011 at 11:00

The decisions made on reference levels will in large part determine whether REDD will strengthen or weaken the global effort to avert catastrophic climate change. National reference levels that incentivise real permanent emission reductions from...

REDD: Safeguards

Publication | 6 June, 2011 at 13:36

“We cannot fall into the trap of looking at forests through only one lens: carbon.”- Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

REDD: Reference Levels

Publication | 6 June, 2011 at 13:48

Decisions made on reference levels will play a large part in determining whether REDD –Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation - will strengthen or weaken the global effort to avert catastrophic climate change.

What's REDD gotta do with it ?

Feature story | 24 September, 2012 at 18:14

The "Governors' Climate and Forest task force" (GCF) - initiated by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger - is meeting in Chiapas State, Mexico to discuss the future of forests.

Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) report

Publication | 2 December, 2015 at 12:00

In September 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) announced the publication of a new Forest Reference Emission Level (FREL) report. This is the country’s official report to the UNFCCC, establishing baseline...

How Sinar Mas is pulping the planet

Publication | 6 July, 2010 at 3:00

A new investigative report from Greenpeace, 'How Sinar Mas is Pulping the Planet', shows how major brands like Walmart, Auchan and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are fueling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the...

There are no trees in the Arctic

Blog entry by Sebastian Bock | 10 December, 2013

Well, some people will say, there certainly are trees in the Arctic region. So maybe the title should say that there are no trees at the North Pole. But what have trees to do with Greenpeace’s campaign to stop reckless drilling for...

Bosques para el Clima: una propuesta de Greenpeace para desarrollar un enfoque...

Publication | 27 April, 2009 at 17:03

Spanish version of the Forests for Climate Report : Developing a hybrid approach for REDD

REDD From the Conservation Perspective

Publication | 2 June, 2009 at 20:00

Pitfalls and Opportunities for mutually addressing climate change and biodiversity conservation

National Forest Fund Approaches

Publication | 3 November, 2009 at 18:20

Deforestation, particularly in the tropics, contributes almost a fifth of greenhouse gases (GHGs) that contribute to climate change and an effective financial mechanism to help nations protect their forests essential to a successful climate deal.

Greenpeace Summary of the ¨REDD from the Conservation Perspective¨ report

Publication | 2 June, 2009 at 20:00

Conclusions and Recommendations on the report commissioned by Greenpeace from the University of Freiburg, Institute of Forest Policy.

Forets pour le Climat: Un mecanisme hybride pour financer REDD

Publication | 27 April, 2009 at 17:48

French version of the Climate for Forests Report: Developing a hybrid approach for REDD

Protection Money

Publication | 23 November, 2010 at 10:00

How industry expansion plans would use climate funds to bankroll deforestation and undermine President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s commitment to low-carbon development.

Governments commit USD 4 billion for forest and climate protection

Press release | 27 May, 2010 at 17:31

Oslo, 27 May 2010 -- Welcoming today's announcement by seven wealthy nations that they will provide USD 4 billion to help avert runaway climate change by preventing deforestation (1), responsible for up to a fifth of global greenhouse gas...

The Economics of 2C and REDD in Carbon Markets

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

Greenpeace summary of KEA3 report: 'REDD and the effort to limit global warming to 2°C: Implications for including REDD credits in the international carbon market'

Assessment of Existing Global Financial Initiatives and Monitoring Aspects of Carbon...

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

Focali (Forest, Climate and Livelihood Research Network) report exploring the topic of carbon sinks in forest ecosystems, focusing on the issue of REDD.

Forests & People first

Blog entry by Susanne Breitkopf | 28 June, 2012

This may be one of the nerdiest Greenpeace blogs you’ve ever read. I’m in Columbia, in a big conference center, where people talk all day long. Is this how we save the forest, you ask? Shouldn’t I be on a speed boat blocking timber...

Making REDD Work

Publication | 15 October, 2009 at 19:00

The Nature Conservancy's Relections on their Experience with Policy and Practice regarding the REDD mechanism for protecting forests.

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