Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

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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.

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<ul><li> ANDREW STEER, PRESIDENT &amp; 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 </li> <li> WITH THANKS TO And other partners </li> <li> CLIMATE CHANGE IS UPON US Image: Wikimedia </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> THE BRUTAL ARITHMETIC: WORLDS CARBON BUDGET TO BE SPENT IN THREE DECADES </li> <li> COMBATING DEFORESTATION ESSENTIAL TO CLIMATE CHANGE 11% of CO2 from deforestation and other land uses Image: Aulia Erlangga, CIFOR </li> <li> COMBATING DEFORESTATION ESSENTIAL TO CLIMATE CHANGE 50 soccer fields lost per minute </li> <li> COMMUNITIES HOLD THE KEY TO PROTECTING THE FORESTS </li> <li> SECURING RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE: A WRI &amp; RRI REPORT </li> <li> OUR FINDINGS </li> <li> OUR FINDINGS: RIGHTS ARE A SOLUTION </li> <li> BRAZILS PROTECTED CARBON </li> <li> MAPPING COMMUNITY FORESTS WITH GLOBAL FOREST WATCH </li> <li> SUCCESSFUL FOREST RESTORATION IN NIGER 30 million tonnes of carbon </li> <li> WHY ARE COMMUNITIES BETTER AT PROTECTING THE FOREST? </li> <li> SO WHATS THE PROBLEM? COMMUNITY RIGHTS GO UNRECOGNIZED AND UNENFORCED </li> <li> WHATS THE PROBLEM? NO RECOGNITION </li> <li> WHATS THE PROBLEM? NO ENFORCEMENT Papua New Guinea: 4 million ha community lands leased to companies Image: Marufish </li> <li> OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto </li> <li> OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto </li> <li> OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto </li> <li> OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto </li> <li> OUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS Image: Istockphoto </li> <li> A CALL TO ACTION Securing community forest rights is a climate solution. Image: Ryan Woo, CIFOR </li> </ul>