Kristen Lyons and Peter Westoby
Green Resources Hedging Around Growing International Calls for Radical Reform of its Plantation Forestry Practices
March 25, 2016
Kristen Lyons and Peter Westoby The Paris climate talks at the end of 2015 no doubt left some feeling as though global politics might have turned a little green. With a Climate Agreement aiming at keeping global temperature increase to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius, national governments have some heavy lifting to do in cutting emissions. The green economy—including carbon markets and other payments for ecosystem services—is being championed as the ‘solution’ to meeting this...