The World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s Latest REDD Scam

The World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s latest hot air scam: Retroactive credits Originally posted on REDD-Monitor by Chris Lang 18 February 2021 The World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility recently changed its rules to allow governments to… Read More

The Durban Declaration on Carbon Trading

Note: Global Justice Ecology Project was part of the group that co-founded the Durban Group in 2004.  In his piece linked below, Chris Lang of REDD-Monitor who was present at the meeting, explains,  “In October 2004, about 20… Read More

REDD-Monitor: Chile’s Repression To Be Rewarded By The World Bank

People protesting Genetically Engineered Trees in front of the IUFRO conference. Photo: Langelle Photography Blood REDD: How Chile’s brutal repression of Indigenous Peoples and the plantation industry’s land grab under the Pinochet dictatorship are to be rewarded by the… Read More

Earth Minute: The Racism and Colonialism of Big Conservation Groups

On this week’s Earth Minute, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discusses the inherent racism and colonialism of big conservation groups promote the idea that “nature” should be separated from humans. Transcript of the Earth Minute: Protecting forests is… Read More

With Deforestation Increasing in Brazil, Will Norway Ask For Its $1 Billion in REDD Money Back?

By Chris Lang Originally Published at Redd-Monitor.org   On 29 November 2016, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) released its estimate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon for the period August 2015 to July 2016. It’s not… Read More

The Aviation Industry Plans to Cheat the Climate with Offsets

Originally published by Redd-Monitor.org: Today, in Montreal, the 39th meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organisation starts. One of the agenda items is ICAO’s response to climate change. The industry’s preferred option is to continue expanding, to continue… Read More

Governor Ayade’s Contradictions on REDD in Cross River State, Nigeria

Via REDD Monitor: This week, Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade, the governor of Nigeria’s Cross River State, will be in Guadalajara, Mexico taking part in the Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force Annual Meeting. The aim of the GCF is… Read More

The World Bank ‘Provisionally’ Approves the Democratic Republic of Congo’s REDD Programme

Originally published on Redd Monitor By Chris Lang Last week saw the 14th meeting of the Carbon Fund, part of the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility. At the meeting Costa Rica and the Democratic Republic of Congo… Read More

A Recipe for Burning the Planet. Cooked up by Kevin Conrad and the Aviation Industry

By Chris Lang Originally Published at Redd-Monitor.org For the past 10 years, Kevin Conrad has been working to push a carbon trading mechanism called REDD through the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Last year, he turned his… Read More

NGOs call for the Swedish Energy Agency to cancel carbon Credit Purchase from Green Resources’ Monoculture Plantations in Uganda

 By Chris Lang 11 March 2016 Courtesy of Redd-Monitor.org Yesterday, a group of NGOs wrote to the Swedish Energy Agency calling for the Agency to cancel its contract to buy carbon credits from Green Resources’ plantations in Uganda. Green… Read More