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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...

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...

Why California should not be allowed to outsource Hot Air

Blog entry by Daniel Brindis, Greenpeace Forests Campaigner | 7 May, 2013

This week Greenpeace and other leading environmental groups including Sierra Club California, California Environmental Justice Alliance, Asia Pacific Environmental Network, and Friends of the Earth sent a letter  to California...

Countries need to fight for the climate, not for commas

Blog entry by Sebastian Bock | 2 December, 2012 1 comment

We are here at the 18th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change . Or in short, COP18 to the UNFCCC if you follow those things on Twitter. This is my first COP. I am 26 and it is hard to...

Pushing problems from the North to the South is not a forest solution

Blog entry by Sebastian Bock | 27 September, 2012

Greenpeace wants to see a world where deforestation is a dirty word and where polluters can’t hide by buying dubious forest offset credits. Former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger initiated the Governors’ Climate and...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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