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GFC Side-event at UNFCCC intersessional on May 2017: What’s at Steak? Land Use, Livestock, Offsets and the Climate Regime

16 May, 2017
Posted in Climate, Climate change, Forests, Forests, Land and Agriculture, Livestock, Unsustainable Livestock Production

Co-applicants: Global Forest Coalition, Brighter Green, Inc.; FSF.
The event will discuss the risks and opportunities of addressing unsustainable land use through the climate regime, including livestock production, deforestation, monoculture tree plantations, forest fires, offsets for aviation and other polluting sectors, and the role of international trade.

Speakers: Souparna Lahiri, All India Forum on Forest Movements, India Simone Lovera, Global Forest Coalition, Paraguay Simon Fischer, Global Forest Coalition, Germany other speakers tba.