ETFRN Report on Forests & Climate Change

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The European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) recently released a report titled “Forests and Climate Change: adaptation and mitigation.”  Among other things, the report highlights the importance of ensuring that adaptation be considered in the mechanism addressing reduced emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) likely to be a part of a post-Kyoto agreement.  As I’ve said previously and elsewhere several times, REDD presents an incredible opportunity to link issue areas and create regulatory incentives.  To realize this potential, however, much work is required to secure incentives within the REDD mechanism for biodiversity protection (and perhaps other issues).

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