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Certification Schemes and the Impacts on Forests and Forestry
Certification schemes have emerged in recent years to become a significant and innovative venue for standard setting and governance in the environmental realm. This review examines these schemes inExpand
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Implementing REDD+: lessons from analysis of forest governance
The anticipated benefits and co-benefits of REDD+ generated considerable enthusiasm and momentum prior to the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, and the lack of agreement of a global mechanism forExpand
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Global Environmental Forest Policies: An International Comparison
Acknowledgements. Part I: Setting the Scene. 1. Introduction. 2. Selection and Global Context of the Case Study Countries. Part II: Regional Analyses. 3. Canada and the United States. 4. WesternExpand
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Operationalizing social safeguards in REDD+: actors, interests and ideas
Abstract “REDD+” is a mechanism created under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for Reducing {carbon} Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation and forestExpand
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REDDuced: From sustainability to legality to units of carbon—The search for common interests in international forest governance
Abstract This paper examines the institutional history of international forest governance, from the emergence of global intergovernmental forestry forums, to non-state market-based certificationExpand
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Differences That ‘Matter’? A Framework for Comparing Environmental Certification Standards and Government Policies
Abstract Competition among environmental certification systems has created considerable demand for transparent comparison. Drawing on the case of forest certification, this article presents anExpand
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Beyond Carbon: Enabling Justice and Equity in REDD+ Across Levels of Governance
The global nature of climate change and the globalization of environmental governance have highlighted the challenges of enabling justice and equity across diverse societies and multiple levels ofExpand
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Can Non‐state Governance ‘Ratchet Up’ Global Environmental Standards? Lessons from the Forest Sector
The failure of the worlds’ governments to agree on a binding global forest convention at the 1992 Rio Earth Summit led many leading environmental groups to advance eco-labelling ‘forestExpand
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The Climate Regime as Global Forest Governance: Can Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Initiatives Pass a ‘Dual Effectiveness’ Test?
SUMMARY For two generations, policy makers, environmental groups, industry associations and other stakeholders have given global forest deterioration concerted and sustained attention. WidespreadExpand
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How does 'Free, Prior and Informed Consent' (FPIC) impact social equity? Lessons from mining and forestry and their implications for REDD+
The principle of “Free, Prior and Informed Consent” (FPIC) is promoted through international agreements and safeguards in order to strengthen social equity in resource management by requiring consentExpand
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