Climate change, caused by growing concentrations of human made greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, has caused an alarming range of impacts on biodiversity and the integrity of the world’s environment. It is increasingly acknowledged that deforestation, particularly in tropical regions, is currently responsible for between 18 and 20 per cent of global CO2 emissions.
This photo essay aims to highlight the serious flaws associated with RED/D and to give a voice to communities faced with confronting colonialist top-down policies. This photo essay was prepared by participants of the Durban Group for Climate Justice for the 7th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in April 2008.
Photo Essay by Tamra Gilbertson
For more information: www.carbontradewatch.org/durban or contact tamra[at]tni.org.
|Poster 1 [PDF 29.1mb]
Cimate Change and Forests
|Poster 2 [PDF 54mb]
|Poster 3 [PDF 35mb]
Lessons Learned from CDM
|Poster 4 [PDF 34.1mb]
World Bank and the FCPF
|Poster 5 [PDF 60.2mb]
Kampa Peninsula: Potential Pilot Projet
|Poster 6 [PDF 38.9mb]
No Carbon Market for Forests!