Tag: Monitoring

Indonesia’s Forest Moratorium

In 2009, the Indonesian government made a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 percent, with 87 percent of these reductions expected to come from land-use improvements. This commitment was quickly supported by the Norwegian government, which pledged $1

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Managing Deforestation: Lessons from Brazil

Brazil is the third largest emitter in the developing world, but their emissions profile is unique; the majority of their emissions come from deforestation of the Amazon (estimates hover around 70%). In 2004, the Brazilian government implemented aggressive policies to

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