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Climate Talks in Bonn must Target the Big Four Drivers of Deforestation – Beef, Soy, Palm Oil, Wood, say Forest Activists

6 May, 2018

6 May: More than 50 forest activists from organizations in the Global North and South gathered in Bonn to tell the UNFCCC to discuss the climate impacts of the big four drivers of deforestation – beef, soy, wood, and palm oil- which are together responsible for the majority of deforestation worldwide with devastating impacts on climate. The activists gathered in Bonn in the backdrop of the United Nations Bonn Climate Change Conference [1] ongoing from 30 April to 10 May. …

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Forest Cover 52 – The Burning Issue

21 Mar, 2017

Welcome to Forest Cover No. 52, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies.…

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Surviving Ten Days in Bonn

10 Jun, 2016

By Souparna Lahiri* The last time I survived more than a week in a climate meeting was during the inter-sessional in Bangkok in the September of 2009. But, that was,…

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COP 21: Victorious Corporations

14 Dec, 2015

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By Miguel Lovera* Negotiations to solve climate change started 23 years ago. Ever since then, a trend towards commercializing the problems and the solutions started to be identifiable. More and…

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