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Carbon Finance

2015 Ends With High Hopes for Forests and the Climate, Big Wins for Thievery and Sloth

Steve Zwick | Posted 01.01.2016 | Green
Steve Zwick

The warmest year on record is drawing to a close with a flurry of good intentions and bad actions.

The Key Steps To Saving Latin America's Forests

Renat Heuberger | Posted 05.28.2016 | Green
Renat Heuberger

Rainfall will be expected to decrease by 20% over the Amazon basin, a heavily populated area covering large chunks of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina.

How to Use Climate Finance to Promote Clean Water

Renat Heuberger | Posted 05.24.2015 | Green
Renat Heuberger

Fresh water is vital to human society -- not simply for drinking, but also for washing, farming and producing energy. In the future, this crucial resource is expected to become increasingly scarce. This is partly due to climate change.

The Fall and Rise of the Carbon Coalition

Matthew DeBord | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green
Matthew DeBord

The idea of the environment as an asset may horrify those who consider the great outdoors and all that's in it to be a collective human trust. But the fact is that most of what counts as an environmental asset is owned by someone.

Put the Brakes on the Bank: Carbon Finance in Indonesia

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chad Dobson

The World Bank's current struggle within its Forest Carbon Partnership Facility illustrates the difficulty of building a solid programmatic foundation that incorporates civil society concerns.