REDD as part of the solution
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries - is an effort to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests.
Pavan Sukhdev on Green Economy Initiative
Mobilizing and re-focusing the global economy towards investments in clean technologies and ’natural’ infrastructure such as forests and soils is the best bet for real growth, combating climate change and triggering an employment boom in the 21st century.
Tonle Sap lake in central Cambodia used to be a fisherman's heaven, but growing population pressures, the advent of commercial fishing, and the onset of climate change have left the fishermen who live in beautiful floating villages on the lake shore in dire straits.
What if...The Earth’s protective ozone layer was destroyed? What if...The gases that cause climate change were double what they are today?
Ozone and Climate Change
The Montreal Protocol focuses on the protection of the earth’s ozone layer. This treaty has enabled both developed and developing countries to achieve a near total phase-out in the production and use of most ozone depleting substances.