global carbon emissions

Avoiding Deforestation to Limit Climate Change 'Cheap and Practical'

Article: Avoiding Deforestation to Limit Climate Change 'Cheap and Practical'

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 23, 2008 (ENS) – Wealthy nations could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions globally by paying landowners in developing nations not to clear forested land for agriculture, finds a new study by a research team from Austria, Brazil and the United States. The research attaches estimated dollar amounts to each metric ton of…

World Bank Fund Will Pay to Leave Forests Standing

Article: World Bank Fund Will Pay to Leave Forests Standing

NUSA DUA, Bali, Indonesia, December 11, 2007 (ENS) – A new multi-million dollar fund to compensate developing countries for the value of their living forests was launched today by the World Bank at the United Nations climate conference in Bali. The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility was developed because forests are more important left standing than…