Policies designed to counter deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries must account for the needs of indigenous communities that depend on forest resources.
President Bharrat Jagdeo of Guyana will give the keynote speech at WRI’s official side event at the Copenhagen climate conference on Tuesday December 15.
Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.), Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (D-S.C.) have released a significant bipartisan framework for climate legislation.
By Lars Laestadius, Susan Minnemeyer, and Petr Potapov (South Dakota State University) on December 11, 2009
A new map shows a world of opportunity for restoration of forest landscapes. COP-15 negotiators should take note.
The new bipartisan framework for climate legislation will help negotiators in Copenhagen better understand where the Senate stands.
One by one, developing countries are coming forward with commitments to reduce emissions.
Chinese officials give more details on carbon intensity targets at their first ever dedicated space at a major climate meeting.
This kind of drama — the “leaking” of furtive texts, the kneejerk outrage — is part of the routine of climate negotiations.
The attached table summarizes the GHG reduction pledges of 13 non-Annex1 countries, organized by type of pledge.
Demonstrates that Current Pledges Fall Short
All the latest emission reduction pledges from developed countries, including recent announcements from the U.S. and Russia, are incorporated in an interactive Web application released by the World Resources Institute (WRI) here today at the U.N. climate conference.
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