Australia’s decision to delay its emissions trading scheme dominated the climate news this week. A statement from the EU-Japan summit “recognised the necessity of early actions on REDD”. UNFCCC has received several submissions for consideration at the upcoming Bonn meeting. Indonesia’s REDD rules need clarification, according to experts interviewed by Reuters. A new film, “The…
In three short paragraphs, Stephen Corry, Director of Survival International illustrates the dangers of REDD to Indigenous Peoples. His letter, published today in the Boston Globe was in response to an article by Mark Dowie adapted from his book “Conservation Refugees: The Hundred Year Conflict Between Global Conservation and Native People.”
By Chris Lang Australia’s carbon pollution reduction scheme includes a nightmare vision of REDD. It would create a loophole big enough to allow Australia’s greenhouse gas pollution to continue and even expand.
From 20-24 April 2009, almost 400 Indigenous representatives met in Anchorage, Alaska for the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit on Climate Change. After four days of meetings, they produced “The Anchorage Declaration”, which was agreed by consensus of the participants.