Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Conflict to crisis in Solomon Islands

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
Title: Conflict to crisis in Solomon Islands
Author(s): Chand, Satish
Keywords: Keywords: economic conditions; financial crisis; national economy; Solomon Islands
Date published: 2002
Publisher: Asia Pacific Press
Description: 
Papua New Guinea has been a leader in international climate change forums in relation to deforestation, and domestic interest in carbon trading opportunities is growing. This article surveys the range of issues, international and national, that will need to be tackled if Papua New Guinea is to participate successfully in an international effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. Getting the international and domestic building blocks in place will take time: reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation is often cheap, but that does not mean it will be easy. Better and more regular estimation of these emissions will be a critical first step. It is in Papua New Guinea's interests to argue internationally against an exclusive focus on deforestation, and for a broader approach which also includes forest degradation and afforestation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/94663
ISSN: 0817-8038

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
PEB17-1chand.pdfPublished version88.45 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
PEB17-1chand.pdfPublished version88.45 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator