Forest Carbon Finance Summit 2009

Getting to Scale, Getting Results

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), in conjunction with the Program on International Financial Systems, and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, hosted the first Forest Carbon Finance Summit: Getting to Scale, Getting Results in Washington, D.C. from Friday, March 6, through Sunday, March 8, 2009.

Summit Materials

Final Presentation
Final Report
Participant List

Concept Papers

Reflections of a Summit Organizer: Overview of the Discussion about Forest Carbon Markets, Don Kanak
Forests and Climate: The Crucial Role of Forest Carbon in Combating Climate Change, Nicholas Institute, Duke University
Including Reduced Emissions from International Forest Carbon in Climate Policy: Understanding the Economics, Nicholas Institute, Duke University
Driving Private Capital to Conserve Tropical Forests:Current Frameworks & Policy Ideas, John Niles, Director, Tropical Forest Group
Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy, McKinsey and Company
Ensuring Integrity in Forest Carbon Markets: A Concept Note, M. Hosny El‐Lakany Forest Resources Management Department, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia
Avoided Deforestation as a GHG Mitigation Compliance Activity, Pedro Moura Costa, EcoSecurities Group Plc
Compensation for carbon stock maintenance in forests as an alternative to avoiding carbon flows, Pedro Moura Costa, Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, UK
Moving Ahead with REDD: Issues, Options, and Implications, Arild Angelsen, CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia
Contractual arrangements for the implementation of forest carbon schemes with emphasis on REDD schemes in Peru: Legal and institutional considerations, José Luis Capella, SPDA
The Interminable Politics of Forest Carbon: an EU outlook, Alex Bozmoski & Cameron Hepburn, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment