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The Resource Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon : the Case of REDD+

Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon : the Case of REDD+

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Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon : the Case of REDD+
Title
Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon
Title remainder
the Case of REDD+
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This interdisciplinary and in-depth critical analysis of REDD+ offers perspectives on its enforcement under international law
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Lyster, Rosemary
Dewey number
  • 344.04/633
  • 344.04633
  • 346.046750913
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
K3884 .L39 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • MacKenzie, Catherine
  • McDermott, Constance
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  • Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (Program)
  • Forestry law and legislation
  • Carbon offsetting
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental law, International
  • Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (Program)
  • LAW
  • Carbon offsetting
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental law, International
  • Forestry law and legislation
Label
Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon : the Case of REDD+
Instantiates
Publication
Note
5 REDD+ and multi-level governance: governing for what and for whom?
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Part I Framing the problem: perspectives from law, science and governance; 1 International legal frameworks for REDD+: ensuring legitimacy; 1.1 The Bali Action Plan; 1.2 The Copenhagen Accord and the Cancun and Durban Agreements; 1.2.1 Global average temperatures; 1.2.2 Extending the life of the Kyoto Protocol; 1.2.3 Developing country commitments; 1.2.4 Developing a new legally binding Protocol, instrument or outcome; 1.2.5 The financial mechanism
  • 1.3 Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+)1.3.1 Policy approaches for REDD+; 1.3.2 Concerns about the COP17 REDD+ outcomes; 1.3.2.1 The safeguards; 1.3.2.2 Modalities for forest reference emission levels and forest reference levels; 1.4 Ensuring legitimacy; 1.4.1 The rights of indigenous people; 1.4.2 Transparency and governance structures: institutional capacity to assert REDD+ rights; 1.4.2.1 International law and transparency indicators; 1.4.2.2 Transparency norms; 1.4.2.3 Legal standing
  • 1.4.2.4 The need for the full and effective participation of indigenous peoples and local communities: transparent access to de1.5 Conclusions; 2 Tropical forests: carbon, climate and biodiversity; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Tropical deforestation: past and future patterns; 2.3 Carbon emissions from tropical deforestation; 2.4 The tropical carbon sink; 2.5 Other services provided by tropical forests; 2.6 Options for restoring or retaining carbon stocks in tropical forests; 2.7 Biodiversity and conservation within the REDD+ framework; 2.8 The limitations of REDD+ as a climate mitigation tool
  • 2.9 Conclusions3 Measuring tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.1 Defining tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.2 Relevance of the tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.3 Uncertainties related to the tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.4 Measuring forest carbon in the REDD+ context; 3.5 Approaches for measuring forest carbon stocks; 3.6 Existing datasets on tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.7 Field measurement of forest carbon stocks; 3.8 Carbon stock retrieval from remote sensing; 3.8.1 Sensors: optical, radar or lidar?; 3.8.2 Optical remote sensing for carbon stock retrieval
  • 3.8.2.1 Physical basis: the spectral properties of vegetation3.8.2.2 Image processing and variable selection; 3.8.2.3 High and low resolution sensors -- trade-offs; 3.8.3 Modelling approaches; 3.9 Comparison and validation of carbon stock datasets; 3.10 Future research; 4 The quiet woods: REDD+ in societies with intact rainforests; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Society-environment relations in countries with intact tropical forests; 4.3 Land tenure in places with intact rainforests; 4.4 REDD+ in the quiet forests; 4.5 Conclusion: the road ahead for the quiet woods
Control code
829459930
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107332607
Lccn
2012043732
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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471241
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)829459930
Label
Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon : the Case of REDD+
Publication
Note
5 REDD+ and multi-level governance: governing for what and for whom?
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Law, Tropical Forests and Carbon; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Part I Framing the problem: perspectives from law, science and governance; 1 International legal frameworks for REDD+: ensuring legitimacy; 1.1 The Bali Action Plan; 1.2 The Copenhagen Accord and the Cancun and Durban Agreements; 1.2.1 Global average temperatures; 1.2.2 Extending the life of the Kyoto Protocol; 1.2.3 Developing country commitments; 1.2.4 Developing a new legally binding Protocol, instrument or outcome; 1.2.5 The financial mechanism
  • 1.3 Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+)1.3.1 Policy approaches for REDD+; 1.3.2 Concerns about the COP17 REDD+ outcomes; 1.3.2.1 The safeguards; 1.3.2.2 Modalities for forest reference emission levels and forest reference levels; 1.4 Ensuring legitimacy; 1.4.1 The rights of indigenous people; 1.4.2 Transparency and governance structures: institutional capacity to assert REDD+ rights; 1.4.2.1 International law and transparency indicators; 1.4.2.2 Transparency norms; 1.4.2.3 Legal standing
  • 1.4.2.4 The need for the full and effective participation of indigenous peoples and local communities: transparent access to de1.5 Conclusions; 2 Tropical forests: carbon, climate and biodiversity; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Tropical deforestation: past and future patterns; 2.3 Carbon emissions from tropical deforestation; 2.4 The tropical carbon sink; 2.5 Other services provided by tropical forests; 2.6 Options for restoring or retaining carbon stocks in tropical forests; 2.7 Biodiversity and conservation within the REDD+ framework; 2.8 The limitations of REDD+ as a climate mitigation tool
  • 2.9 Conclusions3 Measuring tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.1 Defining tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.2 Relevance of the tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.3 Uncertainties related to the tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.4 Measuring forest carbon in the REDD+ context; 3.5 Approaches for measuring forest carbon stocks; 3.6 Existing datasets on tropical forest carbon stocks; 3.7 Field measurement of forest carbon stocks; 3.8 Carbon stock retrieval from remote sensing; 3.8.1 Sensors: optical, radar or lidar?; 3.8.2 Optical remote sensing for carbon stock retrieval
  • 3.8.2.1 Physical basis: the spectral properties of vegetation3.8.2.2 Image processing and variable selection; 3.8.2.3 High and low resolution sensors -- trade-offs; 3.8.3 Modelling approaches; 3.9 Comparison and validation of carbon stock datasets; 3.10 Future research; 4 The quiet woods: REDD+ in societies with intact rainforests; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Society-environment relations in countries with intact tropical forests; 4.3 Land tenure in places with intact rainforests; 4.4 REDD+ in the quiet forests; 4.5 Conclusion: the road ahead for the quiet woods
Control code
829459930
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107332607
Lccn
2012043732
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
471241
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)829459930

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