Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity

CGD Policy Blogs

 

Reducing Deforestation by Paying for Performance -- Michele de Nevers

Michele

Reducing carbon emissions from forest clearing and degradation has become an important part of the international climate agenda. But how can we create incentives to reduce deforestation, and how can we measure success? My guest on this week’s Wonkcast, visiting senior associate Michele de Nevers, tells me that the answers to these questions are more valuable than ever – if we don’t act quickly, our forests will disappear.