New UN Climate Law: Protection or otherwise?
Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:55:00 GMT by Paromita Pain
A new UN climate law Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is being protesd by various environmental groups as being detrimental for the climate policies already in place. Groups like the Global Justice Ecological Programme say that the REDD is being pushed by powerful interests to allow continued pollution, since industrial countries can offset their emissions by paying poor countries with forests to plant trees to absorb the carbon. New UN Climate Law: Protection or otherwise?