United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative reports on REDD+
9 May 2011
A new report was published on 6 May called 'REDDy SET GROW Part 1 - A briefing for financial institutions: Opportunities and roles for financial institutions in forest carbon markets' (18 pages) by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative, a working group of UNEP.
The report recognises the value of forests in regulating climate change saying that 'current deforestation is its contribution of approximately one fifth of global greenhouse emissions'.
However, the report is speculative as it points up opportunities which may or may not materialise; as it says:
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