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Climate Change Reduction or ‘Green Global Welfare’?

At the same time, groups like The Center for International Forestry Research, or Cifor, say that a properly designed system could help with alleviating poverty, improving governance, and protecting biodiversity and other environmental services. “REDD also has the potential to achieve significant co-benefits, over and above reducing carbon emissions,” said Frances Seymour, the director general of the center, which released a new report on Friday Moving ahead with REDD: Issues, options and implications, which details ways that paying people to maintain forests could be a success.
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