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Meet the Experts: Q&A with Frances Seymour

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
Frances Seymour
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • environmental democracy

March for Science? Sure, but then Walk the Talk

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • climate science
  • agriculture
Image of satellite map of science marches
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • climate science
  • agriculture

Manish Bapna Discusses Priorities for Open Government Partnership at UN General Assembly

  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations

After Paris, Making Good on Climate Commitments Requires Good Governance

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
Eiffel Tower
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC

Time for Leaders to Lead on Climate

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • climate science
  • climate policy

Increasing Forest Transparency through the Open Government Partnership

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • sustainable development goals
Open government often translates to good forest governance. Photo by Nanang Sujana/Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • sustainable development goals

Open Government Partnership: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Accountability and Transparency

  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
The Open Government Partnership can help support implementation of the 17 SDGs. Photo by Josh Estey/Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

The Best and Worst Countries for Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
A community meeting in Ghana. Photo by waterdotorg/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

Why Community Forest Rights Should Be Part of National Climate Change Policies

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is 11 times lower in community forests with strong legal recognition than in other parts of the region. Photo by Kate Evans/Center for International Forestry Research
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC

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

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
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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

Looking Back on 15 Years of Greenhouse Gas Accounting

  • Climate
  • GHG Protocol
Through a combination of renewable energy purchases, development of renewable energy installations, and enhancements to its server systems, Intel managed to reduce its emissions by 60 percent below 2007 levels by the end of 2012. | Photo credit: Wikimedia, 2006
  • Climate
  • GHG Protocol

Rights to Resources Map: Data Set

  • mapping
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • mapping
  • land rights
  • natural resources
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset