A series of articles published as the Jakarta Globe’s correspondent for the United Nations’ Copenhagen Climate Change Conference.
Concerns Grow Over UN Forest Scheme
Copenhagen. A world away from the official climate talks are the forests of the world’s developing nations. Agreements may be made (and unmade) in carpeted conference halls by world leaders, but it is local forest communities who will now be on the frontline of the fight against deforestation — and the many ways governments and companies may be able to make a quick buck in the process.
Other COP15 stories:
Delegates on REDD alert to protect forests and indigenous peoples. Published Dec. 15.
Indonesia Defends Palm Plantations. Dec. 17.