25 Sep '12, 6pm

Commentary: Greenpeace report threatens climate change mitigation and tropical forests ... #1Giga

Commentary: Greenpeace report threatens climate change mitigation and tropical forests ... #1Giga

Comment from Mariana Pavan, Public Policy Coordinator at Idesam My view regarding the article is that there are some misunderstandings about the GCF and what it does. First, the GCF is a platform to support the states in their efforts to move forward with their jurisdictional REDD+ regulations as a whole and these systems are looking at a wide variety of funding sources, both related to market and non market. Second, if you look at the REDD+ regulations that are more advanced in Brazil (Acre, Amazonas and Mato Grosso), all of them are closely related to deforestation control policies (such as the Deforestation Prevention Plans) and sustainable development policies, and some of the goals [Greenpeace] cites at the end of the articles are goals of the states themselves. The GCF in Brazil has been having an important role also on supporting the states in developing these regul...

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