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New Briefing Paper Highlights Dangers Of A Fraudulent Accounting Framework On Land Use To Potential Climate Agreement

16 Nov, 2015

15 Nov 2015: The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) [1] launched a new briefing paper [2] today, providing a critical overview of the problem of current carbon accounting rules in the land use and forests sector, under the acronym LULUCF [3]. These are creating loopholes for real emission cuts and will undermine any new climate agreement. The paper highlights that current carbon accounting rules are too flexible, confusing and allow several forms of cheating. In the case of the Kyoto protocol, …

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