GREEN light for REDD+!

A global deal to protect forests and mitigate climate change was agreed on Saturday 11 December in Cancun. However, certain important issues such as threats to indigenous peoples and natural forests, funding mechanisms and MRV of “safeguards” and deforestation, remain unresolved.  This agreement on REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries) is part of the enhanced action on… Read moreGREEN light for REDD+!