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Ecologists desert Cancún's sinking ship

CIFOR's Principal Climate Change Scientist Louis Verchot comments on the future climate change negotiation and REDD post COP16. The chances of a legally binding deal to tackle climate change are looking increasingly slim as the negotiations in Cancún, Mexico, enter their final days. So much so that even environmentalists are deserting the sinking ship. The only half-way successful negotiations in Cancún to date have been on REDD. Verchot's expects the formation of a REDD "coalition of the willing", made up of governments and corporations who want to fund forest protection schemes and developing countries keen to be funded.
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