Category: Economic Development

climate change and deforestation

Sustainability In Spotlight Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting the western economic growth model to focus on environmental issues and sharing the benefits of technology, won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize. In a joint award that turned the spotlight on a rapidly shifting global debate over the impact of climate change, the […]

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climate change and deforestation

Fossil Fuels Only Part Of The Equation The global carbon capture and storage (CCS) market is expected to exceed US $8.75 billion by 2025, according to a new report. The rising global energy demand along with the growing awareness towards reducing carbon dioxide emissions in most of the industrial economies is anticipated to drive the […]

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Biodiversity Schemes Raising Eyebrows Among Stakeholders  By Sian Atkinson In January, Environment Secretary Owen Paterson created waves by suggesting irreplaceable ancient woodland could be included in biodiversity offsetting schemes. But it was his hasty subsequent reassurance “there are no plans to change the current protections for ancient woodland” that led the Woodland Trust to launch Enough is Enough. Despite […]

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Trees Planted To Offset Carbon, Generate Income In addition to market-driven agricultural efforts, the Clinton-Hunter Development Initiative (CHDI) works with the government of Rwanda and other NGOs to reverse deforestation through a large-scale carbon-offset program. CHDI has worked with the Rwandan government to help communities plant 2.5 million fruit and forest tree seedlings in 40 new […]

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Reforestation A Growth Industry Mexican authorities hope to grow hundreds of thousands of trees and create a few thousand jobs in an indigenous community in Mexico. A reforestation concept that Sacred Seedlings embraces and promotes. On December 17 the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples (NCDIP) in Mexico announced the start of a […]

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