Thai Climate Justice Working Group slams Thailand’s Readiness Preparation Proposal: “The participatory process was problematic and the content of the draft was defective”

Thai Climate Justice Working Group slams Thailand's Readiness Preparation Proposal

The Thai Climate Justice Working Group has written a very critical short paper about the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Readiness Preparation Proposal for Thailand. Both the process of producing the R-PP and its content are deeply flawed.

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Disagreement on REDD finance during the “stalemate” climate negotiations in Bonn

Disagreement on REDD finance during the stalemate climate negotiations in BonnLast year, emissions of carbon dioxide increased by 3.2% to 31.6 billion tonnes, according to figures released by the International Energy Agency. Fatih Birol, IEA’s chief economist told Reuters that, “[T]he trend is perfectly in line with a temperature increase of 6 degrees Celsius (towards the end of this century), which would have devastating consequences for the planet.”

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Asia Pacific indigenous activists say “No to REDD”

In this short video, “Lives of the Forest,” indigenous activists from the Asia Pacific region speak out against REDD. “We find that the way [the international community] took decisions for passing through this REDD mechanism is in complete exclusion of the indigenous peoples,” says Jiten Yumnam of the Meitei people in Manipur, India.

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