Tropical Deforestation Emission Reduction Mechanism - TDERM (Summary)

Publication - 13 March, 2008
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 forests where there is a decline in precipitation. The TDERM proposed here avoids many of the difficulties of proposals to reward and incentivise deforestation reductions that are directly linked to the market.

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