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Working paper: The risks of large-scale biosequestration in the context of Carbon Dioxide Removal

9 Oct, 2017

Abstract The explicit reference to “a balance between anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks of greenhouse gases” (Art. 4) in the 2015 Paris Agreement has given a strong impetus to Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) proposals that aim to remove greenhouse gas emissions through bioenergy and carbon capture and storage (BECCS). While actual implementation of BECCS is still in a state of “infancy” according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, large-scale biosequestration in the form …

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Durban Declaration on REDD

7 Oct, 2015

Durban, South Africa – September 9, 2015 We, local communities, peasants movements, Indigenous Peoples and civil society organizations from Africa and all over the world, call upon the United Nations, the…

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GFC’s Annual Report 2013

18 Jul, 2014

  We are happy to bring to you our Annual Report for  the year 2013.Find out about our work and the development of our campaigns spanning from India to Colombia…

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A Pathetic REDD Package

4 Dec, 2013

On 12 November 2013, the Global Forest Coalition made the following intervention during the negotiations in Warsaw on methodologies to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance forest…

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REDD Fiddlers on a Burning Roof

18 Apr, 2013

Before we report on the national workshop on REDD Safeguards Information Systems and Conflict Resolution mechanisms, which took place from 8 to 12 April in Paraguay, let us talk briefly…

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REDD+ Offsets Don’t Add Up

4 Apr, 2013

cross-posted from foodandwaterwatch.org – New Food & Water Europe Report Shows Why Use of International Forest Offsets Won’t Reduce Carbon Emissions Brussels — Developments in the United States may lead to…

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Rio+20 agrees on outcome document

20 Jun, 2012

Admittedly I am totally surprised, but despite the tremendous chaos at this conference here the Governments at Rio+20 here seem to have all agreed on the attached outcome document yesterday,…

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Informe del Grupo de Articulación Internacional de la Cumbre de los Pueblos por Justicia Social y Ambiental por la Unidad y la Movilización de los Pueblos en Defensa de La Vida y los Bienes Comunes, la Justicia Social y Ambiental, Contra la Mercantilización De La Naturaleza Y La “Economía Verde”

22 May, 2012

(tomado de http://cupuladospovos.org.br/es/2012/05/lo-que-esta-en-juego-en-rio20/) A un mes de la conferencia de Naciones Unidas Río+20, los pueblos del mundo no vemos resultados positivos del proceso de negociación que se está realizando en la…

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