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Policymakers around the world recognize the potential for natural land area to combat climate change: a total of 97 countries mentioned specific plans to reduce emissions from deforestation or increase forest cover in their Paris Agreement commitments. As the international community and domestic lawmakers figure out how to meet their emissions reductions targets in a […]By Kelley Hamrick, Melissa Gallant
“Zooming In” presents new analysis by Forest Trends’ Supply Change Initiative and Ceres about how companies that are committed to addressing commodity-driven deforestation are tracing supplies to their origin—be it factory, farm, field, or forest—so they can determine the impact their supply chains have on forests. Companies with exposure to deforestation in their supply chains […]By Stephen Donofrio - Senior Advisor, Supply Change, Philip Rothrock - Associate, Supply Change, Jonathan Leonard - Associate, Supply Change
Evolution from voluntary to regulated approaches in reducing the undesirable impacts of global trade
Over the past seventy years the rapid expansion of international trade and the growth of international supply chains, with various stages of production processes located in different countries, has at the same time facilitated the growth of trade in “undesirable products” associated with “global public bads”: trade in goods which are produced illegally or unsustainably […]
Since trading of voluntary carbon offsets first took off in the late 2000’s, voluntary carbon projects have helped to reduce, sequester, or avoid over 437.1 MtCO2e–equivalent to not consuming over one billion barrels of oil. These projects are supported by companies, individuals and governments purchasing carbon offsets, whose growing demand resulted in a record-high of […]By Kelley Hamrick and Melissa Gallant
Nature can be one-third of the solution to climate change - so why is it only one percent of the conversation?
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DYK logging rates in the US SE are 4x that of South American rainforests? Degraded forests store less carbon & leav… twitter.com/i/web/status/10446…
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RT @GlobalLF: Bonn Challenge pledges so far already overshoot the 2020 target, totaling over 162 million hectares, and African co… https://t.co/mZU7B4Dxmq
RT @nature_org: One-third of all carbon in the atmosphere can be reduced by a natural solution that's all around us...… https://t.co/DOMpnUzRei
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