Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

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Published on July 24, 2014

Author: WorldResources

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Presentation by WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer WRI/Resources and Rights Initiative (RRI) release of the report "Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change" at NPR in Washington, DC on July 24, 2014.

ANDREW STEER, PRESIDENT & CEO, WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE, JULY 24, 2014 SECURING RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change: A Report by WRI and RRI

WITH THANKS TO And other partners

CLIMATE CHANGE IS UPON US Image: Wikimedia

PATHWAY TO PARIS Sept 2014: UN Secretary General Summit Dec 2014: Lima Climate Summit Mar 2015: Country Submissions Dec 2015: Paris Climate Summit Image: switchboard.nrdc.org

THE BRUTAL ARITHMETIC: WORLD’S CARBON BUDGET TO BE SPENT IN THREE DECADES

COMBATING DEFORESTATION ESSENTIAL TO CLIMATE CHANGE 11% of CO2 from deforestation and other land uses Image: Aulia Erlangga, CIFOR

COMBATING DEFORESTATION ESSENTIAL TO CLIMATE CHANGE 50 soccer fields lost per minute

COMMUNITIES HOLD THE KEY TO PROTECTING THE FORESTS

SECURING RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE: A WRI & RRI REPORT

OUR FINDINGS

OUR FINDINGS: RIGHTS ARE A SOLUTION

BRAZIL’S PROTECTED CARBON

MAPPING COMMUNITY FORESTS WITH GLOBAL FOREST WATCH

SUCCESSFUL FOREST RESTORATION IN NIGER 30 million tonnes of carbon

WHY ARE COMMUNITIES BETTER AT PROTECTING THE FOREST?

SO… WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? COMMUNITY RIGHTS GO UNRECOGNIZED AND UNENFORCED

WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? NO RECOGNITION

WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? NO ENFORCEMENT Papua New Guinea: 4 million ha community lands leased to companies Image: Marufish

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto

A CALL TO ACTION Securing community forest rights is a climate solution. Image: Ryan Woo, CIFOR

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