Briefing negotiations UNFCCC February 2015 Geneva
Climate mitigation and adaptation
Decision -/CP.20 Lima call for climate action and its Annex on elements for a draft negotiating text.
About one quarter of all human induced emissions come from agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU). A disproportional large part of these AFOLU emissions come from organic soils (peatlands) drained for agriculture, grazing, forestry or mining. This briefing provides recommendations to ensure that a new climate agreement provides strong incentives to reduce emissions from drained peatlands.