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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...

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.

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....

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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