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Reducing Emissions From Deforestation and Degradation

Addressing Climate Change and Deforestation: A Solution From Guatemala

Anika Rahman | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics
Anika Rahman

The Paris talks related to climate change have ended and now we all face the challenge of limiting global warming and meeting the aspirational goal to cap temperature rises to 1.5 C.

How The REDD+ Community Leverages Online Learning To Protect Our Forests And Reduce Carbon Emissions

Breen Byrnes | Posted 06.01.2014 | Impact
Breen Byrnes

Forests have a critical role to play in the fight against global climate change. Forest loss accounts for up to 20 percent of global carbon emissions -- more than all the cars, trucks, trains, planes and ships in the world. By reducing forest loss, we can reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change. It's that simple.

Indonesian President Calls for a Green Economy

Mark Tercek | Posted 08.15.2012 | Green
Mark Tercek

Indonesia has significant challenges ahead to realize its president's ambitious goals. But it is significant is that Indonesia's leadership understands that economic growth can -- and must -- go hand-in-hand with conserving nature.

Saving The Amazon May Be Cheapest Way To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Los Angeles Times | Margot Roosevelt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Saving the Amazon, Earth's largest tropical jungle, can be a cheaper and faster way to avoid greenhouse gas emissions than replacing coal-fired power ...