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Coalition launched to develop new carbon market standard and platform for community-centered forest conservation that meets the needs of Indigenous Peoples, local communities and Global South countries.
Carbon markets have historically taken as the primary indicator of project success the volume of carbon sequestered. But there is another barometer, often unevaluated but equally important: whether carbon finance strengthens the rights and livelihoods of indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs). Such human-centered metrics are generally referred to in the field as “co-benefits.” In […]
Everland is preparing a detailed analysis of West et al at the individual project level, which we will publish in due course. However, in the meantime, we feel it is important to point out critical errors we have already identified. 1. Basic mathematical error and over-simplified methodology; 2. Omission of highly material factors; 3. Misunderstanding of deforestation risk; 4. Inadequate data; 5. Lack of transparency.
The voluntary carbon market can help mobilize public sector finance towards NbS, particularly in the Global South where it is most urgently needed.
Ecosystem Marketplace (EM) hosted the fourth webinar in our EM Insights Briefings series to an audience of nearly 3,000 registrants from around the world, in English with live Spanish translation.
ARLINGTON, Va. (August 16, 2023) – New research from Conservation International offers the most robust understanding yet of which socio-economic, cultural, regulatory and environmental factors have the greatest impact on forests – for better and worse. The study, published today in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, is the most comprehensive and quantitative of its kind […]