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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Deforestation deal offers rare hope in climate change fight

Deforestation deal offers rare hope in climate change fight

Date : 8th October 2010, Source : The Times of India



TIANJIN, China: An ambitious plan to fight climate change by paying states to preserve their forests could be a rare bright spot at next month's UN climate talks -- but many questions remain unresolved. The REDD+ mechanism -- Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation -- offers financial compensation to countries such as Indonesia, Brazil and Congo River basin states if they protect vital tropical forests.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/Deforestation-deal-offers-rare-hope-in-climate-change-fight/articleshow/6713222.cms





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