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Emissions Trading, Carbon Financing and Indigenous Peoples

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Kirsty Galloway McLean

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This UNU Institute for Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) guide for Indigenous land managers and those who work with indigenous communities explains climate change and the various market and financial mechanisms for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, often referred to as the “carbon market”, “emissions trading” or “carbon financing”.

Several case studies of indigenous involvement in climate change mitigation activities are included:

Focus areas:

Capacity building

Regions covered:

Global

Participating entities:

UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative, UNDP REDD Programme

Publications:

UNU-IAS Guide: Emissions Trading, Carbon Financing and Indigenous Peoples

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Page last modified 2011.06.07.




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