Category: 2021

World leaders meet at climate summit to address tropical deforestation

World Leaders from 26 countries and the EU came together at the UN Climate summit (COP27) to launch the Forests and Climate Leaders’ Partnership (FCLP). The Partnership will help to deliver the commitment made at last year’s summit in Glasgow by over 140 world leaders to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by…

Helping forest countries make sense of satellite data

Satellite data can be a key weapon in the fight against tropical deforestation, but demands high technical skills and powerful computer processing. Norway pays NOK 90 million in support of a UN project aimed at translating such data into actionable insights.

Peru reaching key milestones in rainforest protection

Peru has stepped up efforts to reduce deforestation in the Amazon through the major international forest and climate alliance with Germany, Norway, the UK, and the US. Important progress has been made on the expansion of protected areas and indigenous reserves and putting in place important policy and monitoring instruments. Norway announces a payment of USD 10 million to Peru as part of the existing climate and forest partnership for achieved policy milestones.

Norge støtter Perus kamp mot avskoging

Norge gir 85 millioner kroner til Peru for å trappe opp innsatsen for regnskogen. Pengene gis som betaling for resultater til Peru, som har oppnådd flere milepæler i perioden fra 2018 til 2020, i tråd med samarbeidsavtalen mellom Peru, Norge, Storbritannia, Tyskland, og USA.

Breakthrough for rainforests at climate summit in Glasgow

It was all about forests on 2 November, the second day of the climate summit in Glasgow. Norway’s Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and other heads of state announced a string of rainforest-related measures that will give the world a strong boost in the battle against deforestation.

LEAF gets carbon market breakthrough

The LEAF Coalition, a public-private partnership for forest conservation, announced in Glasgow that it has mobilized $1 billion USD to protect the world’s rainforests.

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