Here’s the round up of the news on REDD from last week, in chronological order with short extracts (click on the title for the full article). For those who can’t wait until Monday (or Tuesday) for their REDD news, REDD-Monitor’s news page is usually updated daily: REDD in the news.
If you read nothing else this week, read these three articles: MPs propose carbon tax; Finnish research shows a flaw in climate models; and City Dwellers Drive Deforestation in 21st Century. Where does this leave REDD? Carbon markets fail to deliver green investment; emissions from soils in a warmer climate will be way higher than…
REDD in the news: a round up of last week’s news on REDD, in chronological order with short extracts (click on the title for the full article). For those who can’t wait until Monday morning for last week’s REDD news, REDD-Monitor’s news page is updated daily: “REDD in the news“.
Four Members of the California State Assembly have written to the California Air Resources Board to recommend that “ARB should endorse the TFS [Tropical Forest Standard] while committing to vigorous and proactive monitoring of any jurisdiction that decides to utilize it.”
Recently, ProPublica published a well researched article on the pitfalls of generating carbon credits from forest conservation: “An (Even More) Inconvenient Truth: Why Carbon Credits For Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing”. The article caused quite a stir and generated a series of responses from REDD proponents.