Publications & Insight
Counting the cost: forest credits and their effect on carbon markets
A short briefing note looking at research into the impact of trading forest carbon credits on carbon markets, and the subsequent effect on forests and the climate.
An overview of selected REDD proposals
This report describes the different country proposals on the table to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) in the lead up to a forest climate agreement to be agreed by the UNFCCC in December 2009. It...
Seeing RED; avoided deforestation and rights issues
This briefing explains why the UNFCC Conference in Bali (December 2007) needs to answer certain important questions related to forest governance and forest peoples' rights before negotiating a post-2012 climate agreement that may...
Durban Declaration on Carbon Trading.
Representatives from people’s movements and organizations worldwide gathered in South Africa from 4-7 October 2004 to help forge a global people’s movement for action on climate change and to condemn the rapidly emerging market in...
Carbon offset - no magic solution to neutralise fossil fuel emissions
FERN explains the myth of carbon 'offset' in a special briefing.