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GreenBiz: Trend: Carbon markets get real on removal

Trey Hill’s family has been working the land around Rock Hall, Maryland, since the early 1900s. Their company, Harborview Farms, harvests corn, wheat and soy from thousands of acres. But something is different this year. The Hill family has a new crop: sequestered carbon, which they sell to individuals and companies across the United States.

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GreenBiz: As companies get behind the tree-planting movement, here’s how to get real climate results

The world is rallying around planting trees for climate action. Even President Donald Trump is on board, announcing at the World Economic Forum that the United States would join the One Trillion Trees Initiative.

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Encuentro de las más grandes empresas gestoras del agua de Perú y Ecuador favorecerá la implementación exitosa de proyectos ecosistémicos en nuestro país

  La pasantía, organizada por Forest Trends y EcoDecisión, permitió conocer el trabajo en infraestructura natural realizada por el Fondo para la Protección del Agua (FONAG) de Quito y la Empresa Pública Metropolitana de Agua y Saneamiento EPMAPS en temas de restauración de páramos, recuperación de humedales y monitoreo hidrológico. Participaron un grupo de funcionarios […]

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World Economic Forum: Deforestation can’t be stopped by voluntary action alone

Demand for a few commodities, particularly palm oil, soy, beef, and pulp and paper, is driving tropical deforestation around the world. By destroying these tropical forests, we are gambling with the stability of our climate, threatening the existence of vulnerable species, and undermining the critical role they play in the health of our planet.

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Cheddar: BlackRock CEO Anticipates a ‘Reshaping of Finance’ Due to Climate Change

In an annual letter on Tuesday, BlackRock’s Larry Fink warns climate change could reshape the financial industry. Stephen Donofrio, senior advisor at Forest Trends and founder of Greenpoint Innovations, joins Cheddar to discuss how climate change impacts the economy.

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Wired: Do Carbon Offsets Really Work? It Depends on the Details

The market for offsets is booming as companies seek to burnish their green credentials. But only some investments make a difference.

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GreenBiz: The State of Green Business 2020

Today, we publish our 13th annual State of Green Business report, examining the key trends and metrics about corporate sustainability: how, and how well, companies are making progress in assessing and minimizing their impacts and embracing a range of strategies that move them forward in significant ways.

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Financial Times: Boom times are back for carbon offsetting industry

In a village in rural Uganda, small teams are building boreholes to provide clean water to poor communities. These rudimentary wells mean locals do not have to boil water, cut down trees for burning wood or produce polluting smoke.

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Nikkei Asian Review: COP25: A new carbon market offers hope for Asia’s forests

TOKYO/PREY LANG, Cambodia — A rough trail leads from the village of Toal, on the edge of the vast Prey Lang nature reserve in northeastern Cambodia, to the ranger station at Spong in its interior.

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A Call to Action at COP25: Climate Finance Must Stop Excluding Indigenous Communities

December 10, 2019  | Madrid To stabilize the forest frontier, we need to invest directly in the communities living there. Indigenous and traditional communities control one-third of remaining tropical forests. In the Amazon, the largest tropical forest on the globe, they own 210 million hectares (or some 519 million acres). As a direct result of […]

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