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A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Initiatives

New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.

Unlocking Climate Action: Building a Landscape Restoration Movement from the Ground Up

  • Forests
  • COP24
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • restoration
Extrema, Brazil plantation
  • Forests
  • COP24
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • restoration

Land Ruling Threatens Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples and Climate Commitments

  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
view of Chapada Diamantina in Brazil
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

3 Ways Brazil Can Be a Global Leader in Turning Sustainability Commitments into Action

  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Local community in the Tapajós National Forest in Pará
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC

Weather Patterns that Fueled Great Smoky Mountains Forest Fire Could Increase with Climate Change

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fires
Wildfire at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fires

A COP21 Surprise: Brazilian States Commit to Restore More than 3 Million Hectares of Degraded Land

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • NDC
Mato Grosso forest
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • NDC

Initiative 20x20: A Landscape Restoration Movement Rises in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • climate change
Peru forest
  • Forests
  • COP21
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • climate change

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC

INSIDER: What’s Your Benchmark? Using the GFW Climate Platform to Identify Clearer Targets

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
Insights

With Latest Fires Crisis, Indonesia Surpasses Russia as World’s Fourth-Largest Emitter

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
Insights

Indonesia’s Fire Outbreaks Producing More Daily Emissions than Entire US Economy

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • fires
  • commodities
Fire in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • fires
  • commodities
Insights

Indonesia’s Draft Climate Plan (INDC): A Good Start, but Improvements Necessary for Success

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A large portion of Indonesia's emissions come from deforestation and land-use change. Photo by Hari Priyadi/Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Insights

Protecting Indonesia's Forests Is a Key Issue for Paris Climate Talks

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
Oil palm plantation near Bengkulu, Sumatra. Photo by James Anderson/World Resources Institute.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate

Tree Cover Loss Spikes in Russia and Canada, Remains High Globally

  • Forests
  • data
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
Forest fire in Banff, Canada. Photo by Sarah Lindstrom/Flickr
  • Forests
  • data
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
Insights

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

Monitoring Forest Change in Latin America with Terra-i

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Shampuyacu, Peru  (Photo by Bruno Locatelli/CIFOR)
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch

Reducing Latin America’s Carbon Footprint Means Restoring Life to Degraded Lands

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
Primary forest in Ecuador's Maquipucuna Reserve. Photo by John Kellogg/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration

Landscape Restoration—A Winning Strategy in a Warmer World

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Costa Rica has built its economy by rebuilding forests. Photo by Geoff Gallice/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples Protect their Forests Even Without Government Support

  • Forests
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
Nicaragua's government recognizes 49 percent of the country's forests as community forests--but it wasn't always this way. Photo credit: Lon&Queta, Flickr
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights

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