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Market Watch | 6 years 11 months ago

Bunge Limited today announced it is participating in a project that will avoid approximately 30 million metric tons of CO2 emissions and generate carbon credits through the preservation of 70,000 hectares of native forest in the Amazon biome. The project, developed through a partnership between...

Globes | 6 years 11 months ago

A company owned by Israeli entrepreneurs will manage preservation of tropical rainforests of the Central African Republic. The contract between that country and Carbon Essence is for 25 years, during which the country will receive generous monetary incentives for preserving the rainforests, and...

The Gold Standard | 6 years 11 months ago

Based upon consistent stakeholder lobbying and the strongly positive outcome of a 2011 scoping exercise, The Gold Standard Foundation is expanding its project scope into land use and forestry. This is a significant step in the development of the Standard that, in its first decade, focused only on...

TFT | 6 years 11 months ago

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) and its subsidiary PT SMART, supported by TFT and Greenpeace, have reached a significant milestone with the publication of a report detailing the methodology and findings from their High Carbon Stock (HSC) forest fieldwork.

Inside Climate News | 6 years 11 months ago

Trees may not be the planetary saviors people have been counting on in a warming climate. A new study shows that while trees certainly help counteract rising temperatures, they are absorbing 3.4 percent less carbon than had been assumed in models used in the  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

The Financial Express | 7 years 1 day ago

It is heartening indeed to learn that Bangladesh has been nominated by the least developed countries (LDCs) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to help vulnerable countries fight climate risks. This was disclosed by Dr Hasan Mahmud, Minister for Environment and Forests at a seminar on 'Adaptation...

7 years 1 day ago

Over the past two years, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and RECOFTC – The Center for People and Forests have brought together regional experts to reflect on the outcomes of the 15th and 16th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework...

The Examiner | 7 years 3 days ago

City Council could invest in Tasmanian forest plantations protected from harvesting in an effort to become Victoria's first carbon-neutral council. The council voted last month to achieve zero carbon emissions for this financial year by spending money on international carbon offset programs. The...

CIFOR | 7 years 3 days ago

Nestled on a narrow strand of sand that encloses Lap An Lagoon on the central coast of Vietnam are the village’s last few remaining hectares of mangroves, hovering above the water upon their stilted roots. Some of the mangroves’ torpedo-shaped seeds have poked into the ground and spawned fragile...

Forest Carbon Asia | 7 years 3 days ago

As the climate negotiations begin again a new working paper from Tony La Vina and colleagues analyses the Durban outcome and calls for a new approach to climate multilateralism. According to the paper, the future of the climate change process depends on how successful we can be in creating this “...

The East African | 7 years 3 days ago

Kenya has contracted Camco Advisory Services to raise private sector awareness of the impact of climate change on different sectors of the economy. The company, contracted by the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Environment will train personnel in the private sector on project...

The National | 7 years 3 days ago

Advocates of burying the world's carbon emissions underground have long pushed for a global price on greenhouse gases. But their goal appears ever more elusive as nations fail year after year to agree on putting a price to carbon worldwide. So now the industry is going for the next best thing -...

CIFOR | 7 years 3 days ago

Discussions on how mitigation and adaptation funds will be raised and used in the second commitment period of Kyoto Protocol from 2013-2020 will be key during the climate change talks in Bonn to ensure that REDD+ can move forward. Forest-rich nations cannot wait much longer without progress in...

FERN | 7 years 3 days ago

April 30, 2012 REDD, or reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, is one of the most controversial issues in the climate change debate. The basic concept is simple: governments, companies or forest owners in the South should be rewarded for keeping their forests instead of...

Business Standard | 7 years 2 weeks ago

Global demand for carbon credits, especially in Europe for economic reasons, has been declining since 2010. With the prices sliding of Certified Emission Reduction (CER) certificates traded on the international exchange, Indian companies holding the credits are bracing for tough times. Brokers...

VCS | 7 years 1 month ago

As part of our ongoing work to ensure all program elements meet or exceed evolving best practice, VCS has determined that several methodologies require minor revisions to conform with latest VCS requirements on standardized methods and the timing of crediting from select carbon pools. These...

ForestCarbon Asia | 7 years 1 month ago

TerraCarbon has issued its January 2012 edition of the Forest Carbon Market Update.  Highlights include a look at global carbon prices and twelve market developments to look for in 2012. The Forest Carbon Market Update is provided to TerraCarbon’s clients, partners, and colleagues each quarter and...

Phys Org | 7 years 1 month ago

Scientists from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have investigated how much carbon the natural forests of Sri Lanka contain. The results are important for work to reduce deforestation of tropical countries, and for international negotiations in climate policy relating to a new climate...

Forbes | 7 years 1 month ago

A study published in Nature Climate Change this week measured both the biomass of different types of tropical forests and the emissions lost via deforestation, providing more accurate data than was previously available, according to lead author Alessandro Baccini. That’s important for creating...

SCOOP | 7 years 1 month ago

Waikato Regional Council is writing to hundreds of forest owners in the region reminding them they need to register their forests by 31 March if they want to qualify for and claim Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) New Zealand units under the first five-year sequestration period of the Kyoto Protocol....

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September 2012 - a note by the Editor of ForestIndustries.EU: We wrote this article more than three years ago. Many significant events happened since then and a huge amount of new knowledge has been collected by the global community.



by Dr. Radut