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The California REDD+ Experience: The Ongoing Political History of California’s Initiative to Include Jurisdictional REDD+ Offsets within Its Cap-and-Trade System

Center for Global Development / by Jesse Lueders, Cara Horowitz, Ann Carlson, Sean B. Hecht and Edward A. Parson
http://www.cgdev.org/publication/california-redd-experience-ongoing-political-history-californias-initiative-include

For the last several years, California has considered the idea of recognizing, within its greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program, offsets generated by foreign states and provinces through reduced tropical forest destruction and degradation and related conservation and sustainability efforts, known as REDD+. 181 more words

Energy And Climate

Turning over a New Leaf: State of the Forest Carbon Markets 2014

Baker & MacKenzie | ecoplanet bamboo | JP Morgan Chase | NewForests
http://www.forest-trends.org/documents/files/doc_4771.pdf

[Ecosystem Marketplace] Though demand for forest carbon offsets grew 17% in 2013, market participants recognize the need to scale up faster in order to curb emissions from deforestation and land-use change. 157 more words

Energy And Climate

A Greener Thanksgiving

By Christine Harris

For most Americans Thanksgiving is a day of overindulgence. We eat and drink too much. We travel long distances by car or plane. 535 more words

Environmental Journalism

B.C. LNG Setor: New Legislation and a New Report

In the week of October 20, British Columbia introduced the Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act and the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act. The former requires liquefied natural gas plants to purchase carbon offsets and punishes those who fail to limit their carbon emissions to 0.16 tonnes per tonne of LNG – the strictest standards in the world, according to B.C. 252 more words