COP15: UN Climate Change Conference

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

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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.

Indonesian Activists Remain Frustrated About Copenhagen ‘Participation’.  Dec. 16.

Yudhoyono Urges Climate Delegates to ´Seal the Deal´.  Dec. 17.

Indonesia Defends Palm Plantations. Dec. 17.

REDD Faces Defining Moment at Copenhagen Summit.  Dec. 18.

Targets Will Be Met By Slashing Forest and Peat Emissions: Indonesian Climate Delegates.  Dec. 18.