International Finance Newsletter: Forest Carbon Markets (February 2011)

The market for carbon credits and other environmental benefits from forests (often characterized under the acronym REDD+, reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation), received a major boost at the Cancun climate meeting last December. In this issue, Iain Henderson and Steve Ruddell, two of WWF’s forest carbon advisors, explore REDD+ and emerging opportunities in carbon markets.