UN panel meets to shape the future of the CDM
Clean Development Mechanism is struggling amid record low carbon offset prices and ballooning over-supply of permits
Canadian resource firms step up legal fight against green groups
Trend raises concern that activists based in other countries could be sued for defamation in Canadian courts
Trouble ahead if forests and adaptation are not considered in the post Rio+20 era
While the importance of forests for climate change mitigation has been increasingly highlighted globally, the link between forests and adaptation to climate change is still missing.
New tree-planting and water-use methods boost soil carbon to aid food security in Africa
Innovative tree-planting techniques that amp up soil quality are being encouraged on agricultural land in West Africa and the Sahel to strengthen the region's food security.
UN climate experts deny secrecy after new leak
The U.N. panel of climate scientists has rejected criticism that it is too secretive after a blogger sceptical about global warming published a leaked draft on Tuesday of one of its massive reports
5 moments that could spell change for the planet
2012 brought home some hard truths about the difficulty of building a more sustainable future ? but also some rays of sun