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In wake of new IPCC report, time for California to endorse Tropical Forest Standard

This op-ed originally appeared in CalMatters under the headline "How California can fight climate change by helping to save tropical forests." California can expect longer fire seasons, more severe droughts and heatwaves, eroding coastlines, ...

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When your road is a river: Helping Colombia’s indigenous communities go renewable

My father loved nature. He had a deep affection for landscapes and trees, and he loved sharing that affection with his kids, getting in the car for drives and pointing out this mountain or that species of palm. But he was also very sensitive to ...

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Ten Ways for the Next American President to Lead on Climate and Forests

By Jonah Busch, PhD, Chief Economist, EII; and Daniel Nepstad, PhD, Executive Director and Senior Scientist, EII The president that American voters elect in 2020 must rise to the challenge of climate change. Given the stakes – from ...

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How will the EU-Mercosur trade deal affect Brazil’s forests? Q&A with João Shimada

When the European Union announced a landmark deal with Latin America’s largest trade bloc, Mercosur on June 28, political leaders on both sides of the Atlantic celebrated the decision. But critics contend the agreement could fuel further ...

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Taking the Amazon back to fish: A fish-based low-emission development strategy for the Amazon Basin

  By Toby McGrath, Deputy Director, EII; Professor, Federal University of Western Pará (UFOPA); Bruce Forsberg, PhD, Senior Researcher, National Institute of Amazon Research (INPA); Charlotta Chan, Research Associate, EII; Elsa Mendoza, ...

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