Salvadoran Civil Society Groups Opposed to Carbon Credit Plan

Click for original article here By Edgardo Ayala SAN SALVADOR, Aug 2 2012 (IPS) – Civil society organisations are asking the World Bank to reject the Salvadoran government’s proposal to join a programme for reducing greenhouse gas emissions linked to deforestation, on the argument that it will actually harm the …

Financial leaders call for investor-friendly forest-carbon market

PRESS RELEASE Financial leaders call for investor-friendly forest-carbon market Call marks turning point ahead of Durban climate change talks London, 6 May 2011 – Leading financial institutions upped the ante on their future role in mitigating climate change as they called for more effective forest-carbon regulations during a United Nations …

Summary of the Twentieth Session of the FAO Committee on Forestry

Earth Negotiations Bulletin 4-8 OCTOBER 2010 The twentieth session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Committee on Forestry (COFO 2010) convened from 4-8 October 2010 at FAO headquarters in Rome. The meeting attracted 770 participants from COFO member states, including heads of forestry departments, UN agencies, and …