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VIDEO – At Climate Talks, NWF Presses for Reduced Deforestation in Brazil

12/9/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

In the past decade, deforestation has accounted for over 50 percent of Brazil’s greenhouse gas emissions and it’s the world’s third largest emitter of carbon. Agriculture for things like cattle ranching and increasingly palm oil production have been the drivers […] Read more >

Stopping Massive Deforestation – A Bright Spot at Climate Talks

12/7/2010 // By NWF

As we’ve discussed in previous posts, expectations are pretty modest for climate progress at the international talks here in Cancun. There are some places where we can and must act, and reduced emissions from deforestation (REDD) is one such building […] Read more >

Saving Forests and Reducing Global Warming Pollution

12/17/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

By:  Larry J. Schweiger Carbon released into the atmosphere when trees are cut down contributes about the same amount of global warming pollution as the world’s entire transportation sector. Which is why the announcement here in Copenhagen by U.S. Secretary […] Read more >

Copenhagen Days 2-3 (China-US Youth Workshop, Biodiversity and Alternative Energy in the Developing World)

12/16/2009 // By Carly Queen

Thursday, December 12 (Day 2) One of the issues with getting new, clean technology into developing countries has been the worry that giving this equipment away often leads to misuse. During a panel discussion titled, "The Development Agenda for Clean […] Read more >

Report from Barcelona UN Climate Talks

11/6/2009 // By Eric Palola

Against this backdrop thousands of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change delegates and observers have converged to set the stage for a Copenhagen climate deal.
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