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REDD in the news: 2-8 December 2019

REDD December 9, 2019
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COP25 climate summit opens to controversy: Chile presidency & market-based offsets rejected. Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch, 2 December 2019
While the annual UN Climate Summit (COP25) commences in Madrid, protesters across Chile, the country in which the COP was originally planned, are demanding that Chile be stripped of the Presidency of COP 25 due to the human rights abuses happening in Chile. At the same time, Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzón has threatened to have Chile’s President Piñera detained if he attempts to enter the country.

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