A round up of the week’s news on REDD, in chronological order with short extracts (click on the title for the full article). REDD-Monitor’s news page is updated regularly. For past REDD in the news posts, click here.
Down to Earth has translated ten of REDD-Monitor’s interviews into bahasa Indonesia. The interviews were carried out last year with REDD actors in Indonesia. Below is the translated overview page with links to the interviews in bahasa on Down to Earth’s website.
Over the past few weeks, REDD-Monitor has posted a series of interviews with ten organisations involved in REDD in Indonesia. This post is a brief overview with some of the highlights from the interviews.
A round up of the last seven days’ news on REDD, in chronological order with short extracts (click on the title for the full article). For those who can’t wait until Monday for their REDD news, REDD-Monitor’s news page is updated daily: REDD in the news. The highlight this week is a great article by Johann Hari in The Nation: “The Wrong Kind of Green“.
For those who have been to previous UN Climate Conferences, the following will be of no surprise. This afternoon, both the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) failed to discuss REDD, although it was on the agenda for both groups.
This week saw Prince Charles in Indonesia where he planted a tree and talked about his Rainforest Project. A study for Carbon Positive found “significant differences” between four forest carbon standards. The price of carbon collapsed (not for the first time) and Greenpeace launched its Forests for Climate initiative.