The government has long used a broad definition of forests which is at odds with UN guidance and overstates India’s climate credentials
NEWS: Forestry giant is retiring 7,000 hectares of plantations to conserve carbon-rich peat, a major source of emissions
UN backed REDD+ scheme to protect forests has struggled in the DR Congo but a new report says that could change
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Forests play a key role for the UN’s climate change and biodiversity agencies. Melati Kaye investigates whether they can they serve the goals of both simultaneously.
Market for carbon credits from forests needs to be signed off at COP18 if innovative finance mechanism has a chance of success
A new report by UNEP and Interpol says the black market for timber, which accounts for 15-30% of the sector worldwide, hampers environmental programmes and sustainable development.
Forestry is likely to be a key point of interest for New Zealand heading into the Bangkok talks as the country’s ability to meet their Kyoto targets is dependent on the sector.
This week’s photo of the week, the plight of disappearing woodland.
New figures from the Office of National Statistics sets out the UK energy picture…but how well is it performing on environmental and climate change issues?
Opponents slam proposals for new wider reaching carbon credit set-up and call for talks on a new international market mechanism to consider failings of existing system.
In the seventh of a series of UNFCCC Podcasts, Kensika Monshengwo, a freelance journalist from the Democratic Republic of Congo, explains how carbon offsetting works, using the example of tree planting projects.
This week’s photo of the week celebrates World Forestry Day with this stunning picture from a forest in the heart of England.
The new forest code passed by the Brazilian Senate late Tuesday (6 Dec) will put its emissions reduction targets at risk and compromise its position on the world stage, according to the WWF.
New forestry mapping technology from the University of Edinburgh has the potential to track the carbon stored within forests, taking away one of the barriers to private investment in REDD