Huff Post: Why Indigenous People Should Care About California’s Cap-and-Trade Program

by Forest Trends | 05/05/2016 

The US state of California has slashed greenhouse-gas emissions while powering one of North America’s strongest economies, largely by embracing a system of “cap-and-trade” that promotes fair and efficient emission reductions across the energy sector.

As the state expands its programs, policymakers are considering a provision that will make it possible for cap-and-trade to slow climate change by saving endangered forests well beyond the state’s borders. It’s a provision that could help indigenous people across the Amazon and around the world, as the Earth Innovation Institute explains in this fact sheet.

Read more at the Huffington Post.

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