forests

Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: biomass, renewable energy, IPPC, carbon emissions, kyoto protocol, forests
Biomass energy and forests: finding the missing emissions Duncan Brack from Chatham House considers the loopholes that can allow biomass energy emissions to be unaccounted for and the tricky decision ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: nature, nature-based solutions, resilience, ecosystems, adaptation, forests
Nature-based solutions: An underused toolbox for enhancing climate resilience Luc Bas from IUCN’s European Regional Office highlights the benefits of ecosystem-based approaches for both mitigation ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: UNFCCC, COP20, collaboration, REDD+, environmental policy, human rights, forests, indigenous peoples, communities, safeguards
It takes a village Allison Silverman from the Center for International Environmental Law discusses the need for partnership and collaboration to address the remaining gaps in implementing a truly effective ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 05 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: children, youth, forests, REDD+, education, future generations, Global Environment Facility, knowledge sharing
Children, young people and forests connected to combat climate change Contributors from Earth Child Institute, the UN Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia and the Global Environment Facility Small ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 05 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: gender equality, forests, Mexico, UNFCCC, COP20
Mexico as a shining example of gender and forest policy Lorena Aguilar from the IUCN Global Gender Office presents Mexico as a leading example of successes in mainstreaming gender into national policies ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: local communities, IPCC, REDD+, forests, climate change adaptation, climate change mitigation, land use change
The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report and forest-based communities: Five reasons why we need to connect the dots Regan Suzuki Pairojmahakij from the Centre for People and Forests presents five reasons for ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: forests, REDD+, UNFCCC, deforestation, collaboration, partnership
... clearing. In the latter case, forests are often the major source of GHG emissions in developing countries. To address emissions arising from forestry, Brazilian scientists proposed in 2003 a mechanism ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: REDD+, forests, UNFCCC, collaboration, partnership, Cambodia, accountability, transparency
Cambodian definitions of effective, efficient and equitable REDD+ Pheakkdey Nguon from Clark University discusses the effectiveness, efficiency and equity of REDD+, and summarises the views of Cambodian ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 3 - Disasters, Security, Loss and Damage
Tags: wildfire, air pollution, land degradation, ecosystem management, emerging issues, forests
... at global level has emerged. As a result, the Global Wildland Fire Network (GWFN), a Thematic Platform under the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), was established in 2001 to address ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 21 May 2010 / Blog
Tags: Europe, airline industry, carbon, carbon emiissions, Copenhagen, Gulf of Mexico, oil spill, biodiversity, rainforests, carbon dioxide, Eyjafoell
Like the looming kraken emerging from a murky underworld, the ash cloud has now returned to hunt European skies once more. Flights have again been grounded, airports are in disarray, and political parties ... [ +++ ]