World Rainforest Movement

California, United States: Decision on Tropical Forest Standard is postponed until April 2019

California’s Air Resources Board held a public meeting to consider the endorsement of the California Tropical Forest Standard, which details a discussion about trading forest carbon against continued emissions from burning fossil fuels. The Board finally decided to postpone making a decision until April 2019. A letter signed by 110 social and conservation scientists was delivered to the California Air Resources Board. Read the letter here.