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The land-use sector within the post-2020 climate regime
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Abstract [en]

The land-use sector serves key environmental and social functions and supports the livelihoods of around a half of the world’s population. Despite its importance, however, the climate regime fails to formulate a coherent vision or set of incentives for mitigation and adaptation from the sector. The negotiation of a future climate treaty that will take effect in 2020 presents a key opportunity to improve the current system and create an integrated accounting and incentive framework for adaptation and mitigation strategies across all land-uses. This report - conducted by Climate Focus together with UNIQUE forestry and land use - analyses the current status of the land-use sector under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol, and formulates options for how various incentives and systems could be harmonized under a future climate treaty.

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Copenhagen: Nordisk Ministerråd, 2014. , 106 p.
TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2014:520
Keyword [en]
Environment, Forestry
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Agricultural Science Earth and Related Environmental Sciences
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Environment; Forestry; Climate
URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-3063DOI: 10.6027/TN2014-520ISBN: 978-92-893-2751-0ISBN: 978-92-893-2866-1ISBN: 978-92-893-2752-7OAI: diva2:711029
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