sequesterers of carbon

Poor Countries Do More When It Comes to Saving Forests

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Richer countries like Brazil fall short when combating climate change Source: Scientific American Climatewire Tropical forest giants Brazil and Indonesia made less ambitious climate commitments than the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo and other smaller, poorer countries, an analysis released yesterday by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) found. That discovery is consistent with … Read more…

How Not Cutting Trees Has Become One of the World’s Most Successful Climate Efforts

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Source: Huffington Post We are only a few weeks away from the COP21 climate summit in Paris. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 11 per cent of global carbon emissions come from deforestation. That is about the same amount as the emissions from all the world’s cars. Efforts to stop deforestation are … Read more…

Pyramid Schemes Masquerade as Direct Sellers

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Learn how to pick a Pyramid Scam or Ponzi Scheme from a real Direct Marketing or MLM business. Source: Moneyweb Source: GST Consumer commission (South Africa) investigates nine suspected pyramid schemes. There is a thin line, nowadays, between network marketing companies, or multi-level marketing companies, and pyramid schemes. Particularly where the former has a business model that … Read more…

How Much is a Forest Worth?

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Source: ICROA Research According to research, offsetting one tonne of carbon dioxide brings an additional $664 in benefits to the communities where carbon reduction projects are based. The research, carried out by Imperial College London in partnership with the International Carbon Reduction and Offsetting Alliance (ICROA), demonstrates how purchasing carbon credits creates economic development opportunities, … Read more…

Willie Smits: Saving Rainforests

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Biologist Willie Smits has spent the last thirty years searching for ways to restore fragile ecosystems. From his home in Indonesia – a leading producer of greenhouse gases – Smits has discovered a method of sustainable energy production: using the forest to generate biofuels with a carbon-positive impact. Related posts: Poor Countries Do More When … Read more…

Leonardo DiCaprio (UN Messenger of Peace) at the opening of Climate Summit 2014

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Published on Sep 23, 2014 United Nations – Statement by Mr. Leonardo DiCaprio, UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change, at the opening of the Climate Summit 2014. Related posts: Richard Branson on Climate Change – Conservation International Entrepreneur Richard Branson discusses the need for immediate global action… How Not Cutting … Read more…

Schwarzenegger – ‘This Is Bigger Than Any Movie’

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Published on Jul 22, 2015 Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told a meeting of religious leaders and others in France Tuesday that “climate change is not science-fiction,” adding, “this is bigger than any movie. This is the challenge of our time.” Daily Caller: NOAA Fiddles With Climate Data To Erase 15-Year Global Warming ‘Hiatus’http://dailycaller.com/2015/06/04/noa… Breitbart: … Read more…

Richard Branson on Climate Change – Conservation International

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Entrepreneur Richard Branson discusses the need for immediate global action against climate change to ensure a prosperous future. Learn more at http://www.conservation.org/climate Related posts: Richard Branson at the Creating Climate Wealth Summit 2010 Some great words from Richard Branson. Creating Climate Wealth convened… Leonardo DiCaprio (UN Messenger of Peace) at the opening of Climate Summit … Read more…