World Rainforest Movement

Warsaw COP19: So much distraction, so little real action

Posted on Dec 13, 2013

By FERN. Although no progress was made toward a new global climate treaty at the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP19) to the UN Framework...

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The COP19 Guide to Corporate Lobbying

Posted on Dec 3, 2013

The COP19 Guide to Corporate Lobbying. Climate crooks and the Polish government’s partners in crime. Published by: Corporate Europe...

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Observations on a private REDD project in the state of Acre, Brasil

Posted on Nov 27, 2013

Study conducted by the Centro de Memória das Lutas e Movimentos Sociais da Amazônia. Document published in “Leyes, políticas y...

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Masking the Destruction: REDD+ in the Peruvian Amazon

Posted on Nov 22, 2013

By Joanna Cabello, World Rainforest Movement Document published in “Leyes, políticas y economía verde al servicio del despojo de...

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Flawed Logic: Why forests cannot offset fossil fuel emissions

Posted on Nov 19, 2013

To coincide with the COP19 UN climate negotiations in Warsaw, Greenpeace has released a short briefing explaining why forests cannot offset...

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The Monte Pascoal‐Pau Brasil ecological corridor carbon, community and biodiversity initiative: another carbon offset failure

Posted on Nov 17, 2013

by Jutta Kill, World Rainforest Movement. Document published in “Leyes, políticas y economía verde al servicio del despojo de los...

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75 african groups demand obama stop pushing dirty energy through “‘power africa”’ initiative

Posted on Nov 13, 2013

Friends of the Earth Africa. Commemoration of saro-wiwa murder reinforces demand to wean off dirty energy. NOVEMBER 10, 2013 – As the...

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Posición de la Mesa de Cambio Climático de El Salvador ante la fase actual del proceso multilateral de negociaciones sobre cambio climático

Posted on Nov 13, 2013

Only available in Spanish. Este documento plantea los elementos fundamentales de la posición adoptada por la Mesa de Cambio Climático-El...

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Carta de Belem Group Statement in the context of COP 19 on Climate Change

Posted on Nov 13, 2013

Available in English, Spanish and Portuguese in the same file:   Carta de Belem Group Statement in the context of COP 19 on Climate...

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REDD+ and the Underlying Causes of Deforestation and forest Degradation

Posted on Nov 13, 2013

The Global Forest Coalition launched a new report on ‘REDD+ and the Underlying Causes of Deforestation and forest Degradation’...

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Climate Summit: Don’t turn farmers into ‘climate smart’ carbon traders! PRESS RELEASE

Posted on Nov 12, 2013

Media release of La Vía Campesina | GRAIN | ETC Group. 7 November 2013. Farmers produce food, not carbon. Yet, if some of the governments...

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Eucalyptus Plantations for Energy: A Case Study of Suzano’s plantations for wood pellet exports in the Baixo Parnaíba region, Maranhão, Brazil

Posted on Nov 7, 2013

Also available in Portuguese. This is the first documented case of a land-grab in Brazil for biomass destined for power stations in the UK....

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Statement open for signatures: No to Biodiversity Offsetting!

Posted on Nov 7, 2013

This statement is open for signatures from organizations, groups, networks, associations, collectives! To sign up please send an email to:...

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EU and big polluters ignore climate action – pushing to expand carbon markets at COP19 – PRESS RELEASE

Posted on Nov 7, 2013

Brussels, 7th November 2013. The EU aims to expand carbon markets that would benefit big polluters at the UN climate talks, COP19 in...

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Special section on COP 19 of the Climate Change Convention

Posted on Nov 7, 2013

The 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting...

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Tree plantations in the South to generate energy in the North: A new threat to communities and forests

Posted on Mar 9, 2013

Apparently out of concern over climate change and the urgent need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions produced by the burning of fossil...

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