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Peat swamp forests and palm oil

This presentation was made for the meeting with EU at the end of January 2010. It discusses the following issues: Where and what are peatlands […]

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Fact book for UNFCCC policies on peat carbon emissions

This fact book provides insight in the global greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands. It was made to inform delegations at the UN climate change conventions. […]

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Wetlands International Policy brief UN climate Conference Copenhagen

This policy brief summarises the position of Wetlands International for a post-2012 climate agreement. It provides text suggestions for incorporating the emissions from peatlands in […]

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Capacity building and policy dialogues on: Community- and Ecosystem-based Climate Change adaptation

Survey flyer for Barcelona Climate Talks. Wetlands International invites climate change professionals from non-Annex I countries to participate in our 2010 capacity building programme and […]

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Policy brief to UN climate negotiations 2-6 November Barcelona

Input from Wetlands International with regard to addressing emissions from peatlands and other wetlands. The drainage of peatlands leads to huge CO2 emissions. Wetlands International […]

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Policy brief LCA KP Bangkok Climate Talks – Sept/Oct. 2009

Input from Wetlands International with regard to addressing emissions from peatlands and other wetlands. This document provides the input from Wetlands International with regard to […]

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Wetlands International Policy brief on LCA & KP – 5 Aug ’09

This policy brief provides an analysis of both the REDD section in the LCA text (d.d. 22 June) and add.2 & 3 of the KP text (d.d.1 […]

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Methane emission from peat soils (organic soils, histosols) – Facts, MRV-ability, emission factors

This report looks at methane emissions from wet peatlands, discusses the mechanisms behind these emissions, and presents tentative emission factors. This report was produced for […]

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Are emission reductions from peatlands MRV-able?

Globally very significant GHG benefits can accrue by avoiding peatland degradation and by actively restoring peatlands. This report, produced for the UNFCCC Climate Change Talks in Bonn, […]