Searching with a thematic focus on Climate change mitigation, Climate change, Environment, Multilateral environmental agreements

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    Governing the forests: an institutional analysis of REDD+ and community forest management in Asia

    International Tropical Timber Organization, 2013
    This report examines the history, structure and monitoring mechanisms of REDD+ to better understand how it impacts upon, and interacts with, Community Forest Management (CFM). It presents case studies of CFM and REDD+ governance from Bangladesh, Indonesia and India, and concludes with some lessons learned.
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    Recklessly slow or a rapid transition to a low-carbon economy? Time to decide

    Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, 2012
    Intended to inform decision-makers in the public, private and third sectors, this policy paper finds that following a two degrees Celsius path requires radical action in both developed and developing countries and that the overall pace of change is ‘recklessly slow’.
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    CDM Policy Dialogue

    The independent high-level panel on the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was established to review past CDM experience and help ensure the readiness and positioning of the CDM to mee
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    MRV under the UN climate regime: paper tiger or catalyst for continual improvement?

    Taylor and Francis Group, 2011
    MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) was one of the most contentious issues at the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and it has remained a highly debated issue in the following negotiations.
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    Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) in developing countries: challenges and opportunities

    Institute of Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit, 2010
    Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) were introduced by the Bali Action Plan in 2007 and they have since been interpreted in various ways by different countries and country groupings. A key question for the talks on NAMAs at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in 2009 and beyond is whether the different positions can be reconciled.
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    REDD+ finance delivery: lessons from early experience

    Overseas Development Institute [ES], 2011
    This paper summarises the current status of international public financial support and the progress made in the development of multilateral and bilateral delivery mechanisms for REDD+. The paper states that though it is difficult to evaluate the outcomes of specific financial support, the following lessons can be identified from early experience.
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    Carbon scam: Noel Kempff climate action project and the push for sub-national forest offsets

    Greenpeace International, 2009
    This paper examines the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project (NKCAP) as a prototype for future sub-national projects to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD). It evaluates the ability of the project to deliver on claims to quantify and reduce carbon emissions and bring sustainable benefits to local communities.
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    Carbon sequestration in agricultural soils

    World Bank, 2012
    This report aims to improve the knowledge base for scaling-up investments in land management technologies that sequester soil carbon for increased productivity under changing climate conditions. The report presents the following key messages.
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    Joint implementation: looking back and forward

    Climate Strategies, 2008
    This paper looks at the likely future of Joint Implementation (JI) in the fight against climate change. It also compares JI to the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and evaluates how things have been going so far for JI.
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    Innovative financing mechanisms for conservation and sustainable forest management

    European Tropical Forest Research Network, 2002
    This newletter contains four short articles discussing the potential for financing carbon sequestration services. The articles particularly focus on this issue in the context of the Kyoto protocol and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Below are the titles of the four articles and some of the key points made by their authors: