TITLE

Reducing Emissions From Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)

AUTHOR(S)
SPANNE, AUTUMN
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
NACLA Report on the Americas;Fall2012, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a model for curbing deforestation proposed by the United Nations based on proposals from the Papua New Guinea-led Coalition for Rainforest Nations. Under the model, polluters could purchase carbon credits generated by governments, companies, and communities to offset their emissions. Opponents of the model claim that measuring the amount of carbon stored in forests is complex and prone to errors.
ACCESSION #
83126926

 

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