REDD-Monitor’s round-up of the week’s news on forests, the climate crisis, REDD, and natural climate solutions. For regular updates, follow @reddmonitor on Twitter.
Last week REDD-Monitor wrote about John Greene. He’d been scammed into buying carbon credits as an investment by a company called 360 Invest Group. That company disappeared in 2012, but John is still being contacted by scammers.
This week, the British TV programme Panorama asked the question, “Can flying go green?” “Our passion for plane travel is warming the planet,” says Panorama’s reporter, Justin Rowlatt. “Tonight we investigate how the industry is trying to clean up its act, and ask how much can we trust their environmental promises?” About as far as…
Last week REDD-Monitor posted an open letter to the Board of the Green Climate Fund written by the World Rainforest Movement. The open letter, which was signed by over 100 organisations, urged the board to say no to the International Finance Corporation’s funding proposal, “Climate Bonds for Forests: Scaling up Private Sector Financing for REDD+”….