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I started writing this blog yesterday afternoon (Tuesday), on the flight back to Bangkok. A powdery snow began to fall as we took off, the first. As...
Stories of Change
As IPCC chair Rajendra Pachauri declared at Forest Day 3 last Sunday, the forestry sector “has yielded too much space to other sectors” in...
Stories of Change
Negotiations on REDD ran into some trouble between the hours of 11:00 pm and 3:00 am Monday night, with the result that what was a three page...
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On my long wet, walk in from the metro this morning (the Bella Centre Station itself has been closed due to "crowd control") I was fortunate to bump...
Stories of Change
Certainly, many things about REDD are new; challenges, technicalities and opportunities alike, all of which need to be well-understood. But what...
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The growing prominence of REDD in the negotiations has made CIFOR’s annual Forest Day an increasingly important draw for negotiators and assorted...
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The recently released draft REDD+ text is full of holes where binding safeguards and targets for deforestation reductions used to be. Later today,...
Stories of Change
Forest Day 3, a now annual event hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) at every COP since Bali in 2007, opened Sunday with...
Stories of Change
The revised REDD text anticipated Saturday evening has not yet been released. It is expected, in fact more or less required, that the text will be...