People in the foothills of Malawi’s Mulanje Mountain have long chopped trees for energy. Now they’re using small-scale hydro-power instead – and reforesting depleted areas.
Natural climate solutions have gained traction around the world, but individual standards within the United States function with little in the way of government oversight or coordination. A new bill aims to fix that.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed year-end climate talks back to late 2021, but the UN’s Climate Ambition Alliance is using the extra year to promote a “Race to Zero” emissions designed to ensure the post-pandemic economic recovery is a green one.
With European states struggling to meet the COVID-19 challenge, the European Commission is proposing €750 billion in additional funding, much of it targeted to green development.
Some countries are using emission reduction titles to support forest conservation, but what are they, and how do countries regulate their ownership and transaction under REDD+? Here’s How Zambia, Mexico, Chile, and Ivory Coast are doing it.
Guatemalans have engaged in projects to save their highly valuable forests for more than a decade. Now they’re pioneering the nesting of projects in a national strategy – a process that requires a careful balancing of public and private interests.
Shareholders are increasingly demanding full disclosure of climate risks, but what happens when executives turn a deaf ear?