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Infographic: Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • land rights

UNEP’s New Access to Information Policy Falls Short of True Transparency

  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
UNEP describes itself as “the voice for the environment within the United Nations system…acting as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.” Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • environmental democracy

Clarifying the UNFCCC National Adaptation Plan Process

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
Kenya has its National Climate Change Action Plan. Many other countries have adaptation planning processes underway that include steps found in the NAP guidelines. Photo Credit: CIAT/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC

Getting More from the U.S. Farm Conservation Water Quality Budget

  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • Water Quality
USDA provides limited voluntary financial and technical assistance to farmers who want to lessen their environmental impact. Photo Credit: Heather Dawn/Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • Water Quality
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Linking Reporting Systems to Improve Greenhouse Gas Management

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
Inventories are a fundamental tool for countries and facilities to measure and manage their GHG emissions. Photo credit: Roger/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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7 Good Practices for Developing a Sustainable National GHG Inventory System

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Smog in Bogota, Colombia. Some non-Annex I countries, like Colombia, already have made significant progress developing their national GHG inventory systems. Photo credit: Matthew Rutledge/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

Green Climate Fund Board Looks to Accreditation Process: Can it Strike the Right Balance?

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development
One of the most difficult questions that the GCF Board will grapple with is how entities will become “accredited” to receive GCF funds to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate change. Photo credit: World Bank/Flickr
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development

What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
Pelatihan GIS yang kami lakukan menunjukkan empat manfaat konkrit dari pemetaan. Foto: WRI
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • fires

Striking the Balance

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The Changing Landscape of Forest Management

  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture
While palm oil can be produced sustainably, its production is currently a major driver of deforestation. Photo credit: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Flickr 2012
  • Forests
  • Equity & Governance
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture

5 Overlooked Deforestation Hotspots

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
Marahoué National Park in the Ivory Coast has lost 93% of its forest cover between 2002 and 2008. Photo credit: jbdodane, Flickr 2013
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
More than 70 percent of Samarinda's land is allocated to mining concessions. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2009
  • environmental democracy

Kebakaran Hutan Indonesia Membawa Lebih Banyak Asap ke Asia Tenggara

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • fires
Kebakaran hutan di Kalimantan, Indonesia, pada September 2011. Kredit foto: Rini Sulaiman, Kedutaan Besar Norwegia untuk Center for International Forestry Research.
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • fires

FORMA: A Near-Real Time Alert System for Tropical Forest Loss

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
The FORMA team, which started at the Center for Global Development and moved to the Data Lab at the World Resources Institute, was inspired by the DETER and SAD forest monitoring systems covering the Brazilian Amazon. Photo Credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2011
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation