Ready for REDD+? Connecting forests to carbon emissions markets

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Ready for REDD+? Connecting forests to carbon emissions markets

An interview with Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation
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Summary

In this episode, we are joined by Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation, a forest carbon financing and management company, to talk about the work his company is doing to protect forests and help get these carbon reduction markets out of the woods. Listen to the episode at www.ceres.org/podcast.

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 4:30pm

CONTENT: Press Release

Paying people to not cut down forests? Sounds like an odd business model, but it is one that is gaining ground as governments, companies and advocates try to address reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. Right now, eighteen percent of global carbon dioxide emissions come from cutting, burning and degrading the world’s forests, especially in the tropics – making protection of our forests a crucial part of our strategies to mitigate climate change. Just last month, the Voluntary Carbon Standard approved its first methodology to quantify the benefits of reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation – known as REDD in the carbon market world.

In this episode, we are joined by Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation, a forest carbon financing and management company, to talk about the work his company is doing to protect forests and help get these carbon reduction markets out of the woods. 

Listen and subscribe at www.ceres.org/podcast.

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