Articles tagged as: Non-Carbon Benefits and Tradeoffs

Misc Image

On the Blog: What will it take to make sure REDD+ is safe?

June 24, 2010

As international policy frameworks and pledges of billions of dollars move REDD+ forward, many observers remain concerned over how to ensure the lofty promises being made for global forest conservation will actually provide broader social and environmental benefits. The issue of safeguards took center stage this week in Washington, DC through a day-long...

More...
Misc Image

Biodiversity Boosters Hope to Leverage REDD Momentum

May 10, 2010

The UN has declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity, but the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) remains the poor (and largely forgotten) sibling to the headline-grabbing climate-change convention (UNFCCC). Delegates to CBD talks in Nairobi this week and next are looking at schemes designed to change that, in part by embedding...

More...
Misc Image

Katoomba in Ghana: Streaming Content now Online

October 9, 2009

The fifteenth Katoomba Meeting has wrapped up, and are beginning to upload streaming content from sessions on how Western Africa can harvest the power of Payments for Ecosystem Services to ensure a green tomorrow....

More...
Misc Image

From Ugandan Schoolteacher to International Carbon Consultant: A Profile of Beatrice Ahimbisibwe

November 18, 2007

For years forestry carbon--paying for the carbon sequestered by trees--has been the subject of intense debate among those interested in the world's carbon markets. Critics claim these projects are all about greenwashing, naysayers say they are difficult to monitor and skeptics charge they lead to large plantations of eucalyptus.

More...