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Climate change : financing global forests : the Eliasch review

Author: Johan Eliasch
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008.
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"Climate Change: Financing Global Forests is an independent report commissioned by the UK Prime Minister to address this vitally important issue. It assesses the impact of global forest loss on climate change and explores the future role of forests in the international climate change framework, with particular emphasis on the role of international finance. It also looks at the economic and policy drivers of
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johan Eliasch
ISBN: 9781844077724 1844077721 9781844077731 184407773X
OCLC Number: 268957349
Notes: "Commissioned by the Prime Minister, the Review is an independent report to government, prepared by Johan Eliasch with the support of the Office of Climate Change."
Description: xxiv, 264 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Forests, climate change and the global economy --
The drivers of deforestation --
Sustainable production and poverty reduction --
The costs of mitigation --
A long-term framework for tackling climate change --
The current international climate change framework --
Transition to a long-term framework --
Effective targets for reducing forest emissions --
Measuring and monitoring emissions from forests --
Linking to carbon markets --
Governance and distribution of finance --
The funding gap and capacity building --
Conclusions.
Other Titles: Eliasch review
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An area of forest the size of England is cut down in the tropics each year. Forestry is responsible for a fifth of global carbon emissions - more than the entire world transport sector. This title  Read more...

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