Grace Lange on December 7th, 2009

How can you ensure sustainable development from CDM projects? I just sat in on a side-event on the EU and China’s perspective on CDM projects in China. One of the main issues identified, was that the CDM projects in China did not contribute enough to sustainable development. The CDM has two main objectives: the help […]

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Andrea Dominguez on November 28th, 2009

REDD programs have great potential, but have many holes that need to be filled before they can be implemented successfully.

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hoffmand on November 19th, 2009

As Grace, Luan and I discovered as we researched Flexibility Mechanisms, the number of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in Africa is dismally small when compared the number of projects in countries like China, India and Brazil. However, it seems like this trend may be changing. The UN just released a report that suggests the […]

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ramosj on October 12th, 2009

Mann and Kump hit the nail right on the head when they say “there is no easy way to meet the world’s rising energy demands in a climate-friendly manner” (Dire Predictions p 161), and they are right. Nothing worth having is easily attainable.

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rothrocop on September 21st, 2009

Reaching a compromise at the Kyoto 2 Conference in Copenhagen on an agreement that will effectively address climate change in a manner that is sustainable, relatively equitable, and financially feasible will be extremely challenging. In the Bringing Copenhagen Climate Change to a Conclusion report, the authors elaborated on many potential problems for the upcoming conference […]

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