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China launches 3 billion tonne carbon trading market — Blue Skies China

China has launched a 3-billion tonne carbon market for the power and heat sectors, with trading expected to commence within a year. According to deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Zhang Yong, “China will use market mechanisms to control and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote major innovations and green low-carbon developments.” […]

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Peru’s integrated approach to nationally determined contributions can boost agroforestry’s role in fighting climate change

Peru’s integrated approach to nationally determined contributions can boost agroforestry’s role in fighting climate change

Agroforestry’s ability to produce multiple benefits can make it a key feature of Peru’s innovative and multi-sectoral approach to NDCs. What is needed to fully harness it?   Climate action is increasingly a country-led and country-driven process. Through...

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SHARED knowledge to promote sustainable woodfuel

SHARED knowledge to promote sustainable woodfuel

Workshops in Tanzania to better understand the context of woodfuel (charcoal and firewood) systems and plan for sustainable interventions brought together communities, governments, NGOs and businesses in three regions. We have just returned from Tanzania where we witnessed...

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