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    REDD Alert: Lessons from Peru’s Camisea Pipeline Project

    Can forest-rich countries learn from the mistakes of extractive projects and avoid unleashing their own resource curse?

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    Tracking Transformative Forest Actions to Reduce Emissions

    An Illegal Logging Case Study

    This working paper explores the types of information and supporting data necessary to ensure that national strategies to reduce emissions are developed and implemented effectively. It does so by focusing on measures to address illegal logging, drawing on specific strategies and recommendations...

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    Electricity Plays Key Role in Kyrgyzstan Uprising

    WRI’s Davida Wood answers questions on the current situation in Kyrgyzstan and its link to electricity governance.

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    India's Environmental Detectives

    Lawyers in India advocate for environmental rights, one case at a time.

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    Forests, Climate Change and the Challenge of REDD

    To combat global warming, forests must be part of the solution. How can we make good forest stewardship a reality?

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    Can Climate Action Resuscitate Tropical Forests?

    To be successful, money pledged to protect forests must tackle the underlying drivers of deforestation.

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    Forest Taxation in Post-1994 Cameroon

    Distributional Mechanisms and Emerging Links with Poverty Alleviation and Equity

    This working paper documents a study of the Cameroonian forest taxation system, examining the distribution practices of the government.

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    Broken Promises

    Forest Revenue-Sharing in Cameroon

    This Forest Note summarizes findings from case studies of
    three rural councils in Cameroon regarding implementation of the government's annual forestry fee revenue-sharing system from 2000-2002....

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    Countdown to Copenhagen: Reviewing and Verifying International Climate Action

    Climate change is a global issue that requires action from all countries. As the U.S. Congress develops a domestic climate and energy package, the United States seeks assurance that other countries will also act and a means to track the progress of commitments by verifying that actions have been implemented.

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Clean Energy, Corruption, and Case Studies on Electricity Governance

Developing countries are expecting billions of dollars to fund a clean energy transformation. How can they ensure this money is spent in the public interest?

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Q&A: Policies for Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

Last month, WRI convened a group of international experts to discuss policies and incentives for increasing the use of renewable energy in the developing world. WRI's Davida Wood and Lutz Weischer discuss the key lessons learned at the workshop and their work on helping developing countries make the transition to renewable energy.

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