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Forests, Trees and Climate Change

Warsaw must turn its back on corporate interests and their push for failed carbon markets

(cross-posted from Warsaw, 12th November 2013 Civil society calls out the EU’s attempt to push more of the same failed carbon markets favoured by the biggest polluters, and urges countries to leave Warsaw with real climate solutions in the wake of the devastating super typhoon in Philippines. Simone Lovera from the Global Forest Coalition said, “Super typhoon Yolanda is a stark reminder to everyone at the negotiations. Developed countries, the EU in particular, urgently need to raise their ambition on emissions cuts and finance, …

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A Pathetic REDD Package

Wednesday December 4th, 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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