Biden’s “All of Government” Plan for Climate, Explained
January 27
  |  Climate change

Rejoining the Paris agreement is just the start of Biden’s climate and clean energy policy.

Network Connects Indigenous Knowledges in the Arctic and U.S. Southwest
January 22
  |  Indigenous People

Indigenous Peoples from the Arctic and the U.S. Southwest have joined together to tackle issues of food sovereignty in two environmental extremes. Their bond led to a swift response to COVID-19.

Crediting Wind and Solar Power for Saving Species
January 13
  |  Biodiversity Market

A gigawatt of installed renewable energy saves 42 species from going extinct due to climate change. Let’s find a way to acknowledge that in policy and regulation.

What We Got Right on Deforestation in the Past Decade
January 12

It’s been a tumultuous decade for deforestation – one that culminated with a global pandemic and fires around the world. But there have been successes that we can replicate and build on to reach zero net deforestation by 2030.

What Does 2021 Hold for Tropical Forests?
January 5
  |  Deforestation

2020 was a rough year for tropical rainforest conservation efforts, but what’s in store for 2021? Rhett Butler of MongaBay identifies 11 trends to watch.

Shades of REDD+:
Corresponding Adjustments for Voluntary Markets – Seriously?
December 21
  |  REDD

Carbon accounting should provide the kind of transparency and precision that helps policymakers understand where climate mitigation is happening and where it’s lacking. Efforts to require national-level adjustments for voluntary transactions, however, will discourage much-needed mitigation action.

A Tale of Two Transactions: the Corresponding Adjustments Story
December 17
  |  Carbon Market

The Paris Agreement provides a global framework for tracking and transferring greenhouse gas reductions at the national level. Carbon markets provide a way of enabling those reductions through cooperation. One requires a corresponding adjustment, while the other one doesn’t, as Jos Cozijnsen explains.