California endorses contentious Tropical Forest Standard for sector-based deforestation reduction

Published 03:16 on September 20, 2019  /  Last updated at 02:03 on September 21, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Mexico, Nature-based, Paris Article 6, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB endorsed the controversial Tropical Forest Standard (TFS) on Thursday, coming roughly 10 months after the agency first attempted to greenlight the framework that could serve as a model for jurisdictional REDD programmes in compliance-based and voluntary carbon markets.

California regulator ARB endorsed the controversial Tropical Forest Standard (TFS) at another marathon hearing on Thursday, coming roughly 10 months after the agency first attempted to greenlight the framework that could serve as a model for jurisdictional REDD programmes in compliance-based and voluntary carbon markets.

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