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Without reinstatement of key provision, REDD could subsidize large-scale forest destruction

Date : 2nd November 2009, Source : Mongabay



The elimination of a key provision from the negotiating text for the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation in developing countries (REDD) mechanism could turn the proposed climate change mitigation scheme into a subsidy for large-scale conversion of natural forests to industrial plantations, warned environmentalists today at the resumption of U.N. climate change negotiations in Barcelona.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1102-forests.html





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