Archive of Climate documents

  • Why Cutting Airplanes' Carbon Pollution Matters Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: June 1, 2011

    The EU’s law cutting carbon pollution from aviation is important – for the atmosphere, and for helping the U.S. economy. The law is fair. The law is f
  • Left unregulated, emissions from the aviation sector are on pace to quadruple from 2005 levels by 2050. To address a portion of aviation’s growing emi
  • EDF Response to ATA Letter Type: Letter

    Date: June 2, 2011

    EDF response to the Air Transport Association of America regarding airlines' attempt to block a new European law that holds all airlines accountable f
  • Objects to United/Continental Airlines lawsuit to block a new European law that holds all airlines accountable for their global warming pollution.
  • Objects to American Airlines lawsuit to block a new European law that holds all airlines accountable for their global warming pollution.
  • Tracking the Skies Type: Report

    Date: June 22, 2000

    Design of an airline-based emissions trading system for addressing greenhouse gas emissions from the international civil aviation sector.
  • Solutions Spring 2010 Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 1, 2010

    In this issue: EDF redoubles efforts to save Gulf wetlands, Risky Business: Tampering with the Earth's Climate, U.S. and Brazil sign pact on rainfores
  • Docking stations Type: Report

    Date: October 1, 2009

    A flexible framework can let nations earn clean energy financing when they are ready to cap emissions.
  • Clearing the air on EU's carbon market Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: June 29, 2009

    The EU ETS, while not perfect, is blazing a path for future comprehensive trading schemes in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere.
  • Q& A on deforestation: Forest carbon and climate protection Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: January 1, 2006

    In-depth discussion of key REDD issues, including forest carbon measurement, additionality, leakage, economics of REDD and REDD in carbon markets.
  • A day in the life of a REDD credit Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 1, 2009

    Description of production and transfer of REDD credits to U.S. companies to use for compliance with a domestic climate law.
  • Getting REDD right Type: Report

    Date: January 1, 2008

    In-depth description of the 7 essential components of a successful REDD policy.
  • REDD initiatives around the world Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: March 1, 2010

    Support for REDD is gaining traction in national and sub-national climate change policy in developed and developing countries. This map highlights sev
  • Diagram of Carbon Credits for Reduced Deforestation (REDD) Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: March 1, 2010

    See step-by-step how carbon credits for reduced deforestation are created, financed, verified, purchased, and ultimately provide sustainable economic
  • Three reasons for REDD Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: April 1, 2010

    Summary of the necessity of REDD in curbing greenhouse gas emissions and preserving indigenous forest peoples' traditional lifestyles. This two-page f
  • REDD overview Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: August 1, 2009

    Brief, non-technical summary of what REDD is, how it works and what benefits it provides.
  • Policy makers can and must try to overcome inherent psychological barriers and create pockets of certainty that link benefits of climate policy to loc
  • This article in Environment and Development Economics finds that market linkage of reducing emissions from deforestation induces modest reductions in
  • AGF Report Climate Finance Fact Sheet Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 24, 2010

    Summary of options for generating $100 billion in climate finance by 2020.