Climate change, forests and REDD : lessons for institutional design
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
- Physical description
- xxii, 263 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
- Routledge research in environmental law.
SD387 .C37 C585 2013
- Unknown SD387 .C37 C585 2013
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Climate change and forests : from the Noordwijk Declaration to REDD
- The forest transition, the drivers of deforestation and governance approaches
- Global forest governance
- The emergence of REDD on the global policy agenda
- Case study : Vietnam
- Case study : Indonesia
- Case study : Cameroon
- Case study : Peru
- Comparative analysis of Vietnam, Indonesia, Cameroon and Peru
- REDD policies, global food, fibre and timber markets, and "leakage"
- The future of forests.
- Publisher's Summary
- A search for new methods for dealing with climate change led to the identification of forest maintenance as a potential policy option that could cost-effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with the development of measures for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD). This book explores how an analysis of past forest governance patterns from the global through to the local level, can help us to build institutions which more effectively deal with forests within the climate change regime. The book assesses the options for reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries under the international climate regime, as well as the incentives flowing from them at the national and sub national level and examines how these policy levers change human behaviour and interface with the drivers and pressures of land use change in tropical forests. The book considers the trade-offs between certain forestry related policies within the current climate regime and the larger goal of sustainable forestry. Based on an assessment of existing multi-level institutional forestry arrangements, the book questions how policy frameworks can be better designed in order to effectively and equitably govern the challenges of deforestation and land degradation under the global climate change regime. This book will be of particular interest to students and scholars of Law and Environmental Studies.
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- Publication date
- edited by Joyeeta Gupta, Nicolien van der Grijp and Onno Kuik.
- Title Variation
- Climate change, forests, and reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation
- Routledge research in environmental law