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U.S. contributes $0 to World Bank's new $300m forest carbon fund

Date : 11th December 2007, Source : Mongabay



At U.N. climate talks in Bali, the World Bank officially unveiled its $300 million Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, a scheme that will offer tropical countries carbon offset credits to preserve forests. The bank said that nine industrialized countries have pledged US$155 million to kick-start the 10-year initiative.

http://news.mongabay.com/2007/1211-world_bank.html





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