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Posts published in January 2014

U.N.-REDD program criticized for negative impact on Indigenous communities

REDD (Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) is a U.N. program which uses financial incentives to encourage governments and companies in developing countries to offset their CO2 emissions, significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and conserve trees whilst respecting the interests of all stakeholders.

Behind Israel’s Prawer-Begin plan

One month after protests broke out across Israel over the controversial Prawer-Begin plan, Knesset officials have tabled the bill which would have displaced between 30,000 and 70,000 members of the Bedouin Arab ethnic group from the Negev desert in Israel. However the bill may not be…

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