How Can Donor Funded Forest Programmes Measure Their Impacts In Terms of Avoided Deforestation and Degradation?

The following report, commissioned by UK’s Department for International Development reviews experience and methods for estimating the impacts of donor funded forestry programmes to reduce deforestation and degradation. It recommends the adoption of risk based methods and spatial data products for practical, consistent, repeatable and insightful reporting. The report by Ecometrica, The University of Edinburgh […]

Green Electricity Purchasing Instruments – Are We Heading for Carbon-Gate?

Green electricity purchasing instruments or tariffs generally involve the sale of environmental attributes associated with electricity generation, such as the attribute of coming from a renewable source. Consumers may buy such instruments because they want to increase the amount of renewable electricity generated, or, if they are measuring and reporting their greenhouse gas emissions, they […]

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