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A paradigm shift in thinking on REDD+?

On paper, the outcomes on REDD+ from Doha hardly set your pulse racing. For the first time, there was no REDD+ agreement on methodologies from SBSTA – with the major sticking point being whether or not there is international independent … Continue reading

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If international drivers of deforestation are such a big deal, why were they left out of the climate negotiations?

While there was much talk in Bonn about the international drivers of deforestation, the text agreed by countries curiously left out all mention of it.  Surely tackling the international drivers, for example unsustainable demand for timber or agricultural crops, needs … Continue reading

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Drive on by? Will upcoming meetings in Bonn take the opportunity to make progress on addressing drivers of deforestation?

The upcoming REDD+ Partnership meeting and the UNFCCC intercessional in Bonn are key opportunities to make progress on tackling the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation, both so critical for stemming climate change. Many advance submissions from governments and observer … Continue reading

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