Climate Change And Deforestation: The Evolution of An Intersecting Policy Domain

Dec 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Books

1-s2.0-S1462901113X00103-cov150hAnnouncing the publication of a Special Issue of Environmental Science and Policy (Volume 35, January 2014) titled: Climate change
and deforestation: The evolution of an intersecting policy domain.The Special Issue contains 13 papers that address potential synergies and policy conflicts between forest conservation and restoration and climate change mitigation. The papers focus on REDD in tropical forest countries, but also on problems of climate–forest policies implementation and governance in Canada, the USA, the UK and Australia. Given the outcomes of the latest Climate Change Conference in Warsaw with a major contradictions of now formal rules for REDD+, but a persisting resistance of developed countries to curb emission, the arguments of the papers of the special are very relevant for the ongoing debates




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