Peru failed to meet a deadline to sign an Emission Reductions Payment Agreement with the World Bank.
Dr Bernice Maxton-Lee is the author of Forest Conservation and Sustainability in Indonesia: A Political Economy Study of International Governance Failure, published in 2020 by Routledge. She submitted this Guest Post about deforestation in Indonesia.
By Chris Lang According to research published in Nature, one of the most worrying impacts of the climate crisis has already started. Tropical forests are losing their ability to absorb carbon. The research found that the Amazon could stop being a carbon sink as soon as 2035.
By Chris Lang In September 2007, a paper by a group of Brazilian researchers was published in Geophysical Research Letters. The title was “Regional climate change over eastern Amazonia caused by pasture and soybean cropland expansion”.