Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation through Alternative Landuses in Rainforests of the Tropics

Garden Tiger Moth photographed by Gabor Pozsgai


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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - assessing scientific information relevant to human-induced climate change, the impacts of human-induced climate change, and options for adaptation and mitigation.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) - international treaty is aimed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases to combat global warming.
Stern Report - review of the effect of climate change and global warming on the world economy, by economist Lord Nicholas Stern for the British government, released on October 30, 2006.
Alternatives to Slash and Burn (ASB) Programme - ASB is a system-wide initiative of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. The programme has a consortium of nine inter-national research centres and 62 national research institutes, universities and other government and non-government organizations. ICRAF is the convening centre for ASB.

Forest Carbon Asia - is a web-based information, research and networking service that seeks to provide open, up-to-date, objective and insightful information and analysis on the resources, policies, players and issues related to climate change mitigation via forest carbon sequestration and storage across the Asian region.