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Forests, Trees and Climate Change

Biofuelwatch in Cancun

Massively increasing demand for “biomass” is resulting in land grabs and expansion of destructive industrial monocultures at the expense of forests, biodiversity and food production.  Deepak Rughani and Rachel Smolker from Biofuelwatch are in Cancun monitoring and participating in events relevant to bioenergy, biofuels and biochar.  They will pay particular attention to the proposals under “land use, land use change and forestry” (aka “LULUCF”). Along with REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation), the LULUCF proposals seek to expand …

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