Why Global Efforts to Address Climate Change Through Forest Conservation are Failing

By Jo Tomkinson|February 5, 2017|Climate change, Conservation, Political ecology|1 comments

This blog post is written by Adeniyi Asiyanbi, Senior Teaching Fellow in the Development Studies Department at SOAS. He researches the intersection of environment and development. Beneath the euphoria of recent progress in international climate change negotiations in Paris and Marrakech lies the reality that schemes to curb carbon emissions through forest conservation are failing. From the Brazilian Amazon rainforests to the Congo Basin forests, these schemes have not addressed

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