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What India’s INDC does not tell you about its forests

1 Dec, 2015

Souparna Lahiri* India’s INDC submitted to the UNFCC this October makes a commitment to the international committee including its statement ‘to create an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent through additional forest and tree cover by 2030.’Behind this commitment lie a series of claims that it has also made in the INDC. India’s forest and tree cover has increased from 23.4% in 2005 to 24% of the geographical area in 2013. It has been …

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When Hope Avenges Mistrust

8 May, 2015

By: Miguel Lovera Ever since I read the masterpiece by Jan Ziegler “La Suisse Lave Plus Blanc” (“Swiss Whitewash”) in the early ‘90’s, I started to suspect that there was…

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Appeal: Freedom to Evgeny Vitishko!

22 Apr, 2015

APPEAL We, the undersigned non-governmental not-for-profit organizations, work to protect and promote universal rights to freedom and to a healthy environment and to protect individuals who defend these rights. Therefore,…

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