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  • Jagdeo on Climate Change and Guyana

    Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

    Recently the Stabroek News carried an article reporting on a series of statements by President Bharrat Jagdeo on the issues of climate change. He was speaking at the People’s Progessive Party (PPP) congress.
    Jagdeo claimed that adapting to global climate change will cost Guyana “billions.” He said that to adapt Guyana must fortify 360 […]

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    Sustainable Energy & Climate Change Fund for LAC Launched / Lanzó el Fondo de Energía Sostenible y Cambio Climático para ALC / Lançou o Fundo de Energia Sustentável e Mudança Climática

    Thursday, August 9th, 2007

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    IDB approves US$20 million for Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Fund
    Fund will support economically and environmentally sound energy options in Latin America and the Caribbean
    The Inter-American Development Bank today launched the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Fund (SECCI Fund), with an initial US$20 million contribution, to support economically and environmentally […]

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    UNDP Launches Unique Carbon Facility

    Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has jumped into the growing carbon finance market with its own offering — carbon credits with a human development twist, as it were.
    UNDP says that the trouble with the current carbon market is that it tends to fund projects in only a handful of countries and with little variety […]

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    Panamanian Project Among First to be CCB Certified

    Sunday, March 11th, 2007

    Panama has one of the first forestry projects certified under Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance’s (CCBA) Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards (download the standards in English or Spanish). Such projects go beyond Kyoto Protocol requirements for carbon financing under the clean development mechanism (CDM).
    The CCBA is a partnership between research institutions, environment NGOs […]

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