Tagged: deforestation

Norway expands rainforest pledge commitments

Norway announced new commitments early in the COP21 climate talks in Paris The Local The Norwegian Government said on Nov. 30 that it will extend its financial support to Brazil’s Amazon Fund through 2020...

Deforestation and climate change financing

Today, Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg gave Norway’s main address at the United Nations Climate Change Conference. He highlighted two areas that are crucial for the further negotiations: climate change financing and the establishment...

What’s Next for Indonesia-Norway Cooperation on Forests?

By Kemen Austin, Fred Stolle, and Beth Gingold on July 13, 2010 Deforestation and forest degradation in Indonesia have led to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and biodiversity loss of global significance. The recently announced...

Norway’s PM attending High-Level Event on REDD

At a meeting in New York on September 23, heads of state and government from all over the world underlined the need for an agreement to reduce deforestation in developing countries. “Norway has been...

Governance key to reduce emissions from deforestation

  A new report on ecosystem services, climate and forest was launched on World Environment Day 5 June. Commissioned by the Norwegian Minister of the Environment and International Development, Erik Solheim, and carried out...