The Protected Areas of the Caribbean REDD+ Project aims to slow deforestation and support communities in project sites around Lake Izabal and the mouth of the River Dulce in South-Eastern Guatemala. October 2009.
Reuters (6/15) said the United States and Norway, at a high-level conference on forests in Norway this week, signed a joint statement promising to cooperate on forest protection as part of global action on climate change.
The U.S. State Department (6/15) published the U.S.-Norway statement, in which the two countries pledged to partner with tropical forest countries, work to mobilize private finance and support approaches including REDD+, or Reducing Emissions from Deforestation.
Deutsche Welle (6/15) reported that France became the first G7 nation to ratify the Paris climate agreement, when President Francois Hollande ratified the agreement this week.
Reuters (6/10) said the European Union has called on its member states to speed up the ratification process for the Paris climate agreement.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (6/13) in an analysis of global power markets over the next 25 years, said demand for fossil fuels for power generation will peak in less than a decade due to rapidly falling costs for alternatives such as solar and wind power.
The Guardian (6/9) reported on a new three-year campaign by NASA to gather data on how climate change, acidification and pollution are impacting coral reefs.