In the week that ETF Securities launched the world’s first carbon exchange traded commodity on the London Stock Exchange, the World Bank announced the expansion of its Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and representatives from Mekong countries met in Hanoi to discuss REDD.
Last week, articles covered a report by the Rights and Resources Intiative, forest destruction in Indonesia and the UK, more on the Eliasch Review and a new climate trust fund in Indonesia. Meanwhile, The Guardian asks whether Canopy Capital’s activities in Guyana are really “win-win”.
A round up of media coverage of REDD over the past seven days. It’s been a busy week. IUCN’s World Conservation Congress ended at the beginning of the week. During the Congress, The Forests Dialogue released its position on REDD. The Eliasch Report came out on Tuesday.