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|Title:||Crediti di Carbonio per Combattere la Deforestazione Tropicale|
|Authors:||GRASSI GIACOMO; FEDERICI Sandro|
|Citation:||Forest@ vol. 3 no. 3 p. 320-322|
|Publisher:||Società Italiana di Selvicoltura ed Ecologia Forestale|
|JRC Publication N°:||JRC34668|
|Type:||Articles in Journals|
|Abstract:||Tropical deforestation accounts for about 15-20% of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions. Given the magnitude of this process, and the need of an active involvement of developing countries in future efforts to combat climate change, the possibility to reduce emissions from deforestation is emerging as a decisive element of the post-Kyoto negotiations. Here we present some relevant issues discussed during a recent UNFCCC workshop (Rome, 30 August – 1 September) on this topic, including scientific, technical and methodological issues, policy approaches and positive incentives. Overall, the workshop provided a good opportunity for UNFCCC Parties to share experiences on reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries, clarify the key challenges in this area and identify useful ways to move forward. Although many important political and methodological details still need to be clarified, all the Parties showed a constructive attitude and the workshop ended in a positive and optimistic atmosphere.|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for Environment and Sustainability|
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