Prince Ea’s Journey as a Climate Activist
“I believe that what comes from the heart reaches the heart.” It’s been three months since activist and spoken word artist, Prince Ea, blew us all away with his powerful video “Dear Future Generations: Sorry.” If you weren’t one of the 70+ million viewers of the viral video, here’s a quick recap: In celebration of […]
Tropical forests hidden role in sucking up CO2 revealed
Re-posted from RTCC, January 5th, 2015 Read original article here. By Alex Kirby Scientists in the US say the world’s tropical forests may be making a much larger contribution to slowing climate change than many of their colleagues have previously recognised. A new study − led by the space agency NASA and the US National […]
Ending Deforestation – REDD+ & GCF
November 2014 PwC has released a report addressing the role of the REDD+ community and the Consumer Goods Forum members can come together to end deforestation and forest degradation resulting from unsustainable “Deforestation and forest degradation account for around 15% of total GHG emissions, as well as having globally significant impacts on biodiversity, ecosystem services […]
Code REDD at Climate Week NYC
Code REDD will be attending Climate Week in New York City, September 22-28! Towards a Deforestation-Free Future: The Demand Side Challenge 9/22 : 1:15pm – 2:30pm United Nations Headquarters The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the United Nations Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID), Global Canopy Programme […]
Accounting for Carbon
New UK Regulations Connect Carbon to Finances September 11, 2014 | Sustainable Brands In 2013, legislation quietly passed within the UK that would require companies listed on the London Stock Exchange to disclose global greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) within their publically available annual Directors’ Report. These new reporting rules made the UK the first country […]
Private Sector & Civil Society Declaration on Tackling Deforestation
Tackling deforestation must be a key component of an effective and comprehensive global agreement if dangerous climate change is to be avoided and global warming kept below 2 degrees Celsius.
Code REDD presents REDD+ Talks: London!
Presented by Code REDD and hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright, REDD+ Talks: London will discuss the value of REDD+ within corporate sustainability efforts and emerging public-private partnerships.
Code REDD and Duke University Publish Study on Attracting Investment to REDD+
April 30, 2014. SAN FRANCISCO – Code REDD and a graduate research team at Duke University have completed a year-long study titled, “Attracting Investment to REDD+: Capitalizing on Co-benefits?” The aim of the research project was to better understand whether untapped opportunities exist for private investment in REDD+ through quantifying and capitalizing on the co-benefits […]
Landmark REDD+ Talks: Colombia Event Inspires Crowd in Cartagena
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA / SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 11, 2014 On April 9th, 2014, Code REDD and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented an historic, first ever event – REDD+ Talks: Colombia in Cartagena. The packed event brought together leaders from the private, public, and civil society sectors to advance the role of […]
Code REDD presents workshop on REDD+ in California at NACW
March 26, 2014 | San Francisco, California Code REDD will present a workshop on “Recent Developments in the REDD+ Voluntary Market and Opportunities for Integrating REDD+ into California’s Climate Policies” at the Navigating the American Carbon World Conference in San Francisco on March 26th. Navigating the American Carbon World is the largest and most comprehensive […]