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Climate Justice Research on REDD & REDD+

6 Dec, 2010

Dartmouth College Climate Justice Research Project CLIMATE JUSTICE RESEARCH PROJECT SCHOLARLY NOTE REDD & REDD+1 Agreement between Parties on supporting Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) projects is often cited as the most substantial outcome of COP15. While it remains inappropriate to address a problem with a solution that stems from the same basic principles, (i.e., demonstrably failed neoliberal policy measures) REDD remains a reality for being implemented as a “solution” to climate change. Therefore, it is essential to …

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Biofuels – a Failure for Africa

3 Dec, 2010

PRESS RELEASE- Thursday 2 December 2010 African Biodiversity Network, The Gaia Foundation Biofuels are failing Africa, in contrast to the many promises that fuelled their growth, a new report from…

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Biofuelwatch in Cancun

Massively increasing demand for “biomass” is resulting in land grabs and expansion of destructive industrial monocultures at the expense of forests, biodiversity and food production.  Deepak Rughani and Rachel Smolker…

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Forest and Indigenous Groups Reject Cancún Forest Deal

26 Nov, 2010

Joint Press Release from Global Forest Coalition and Indigenous Environmental Network  26 November, 2010                                    Forest and Indigenous Groups Reject Cancún Forest Deal REDD Will Violate Rights, Accelerate Emissions, Groups Warn…

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