Climate Change and the Environment

Photo: Center for International Forestry Research.

The Governments of Brazil and Norway agreed today that they will extend their climate and forest partnership until 2020, further increasing ambition on reducing deforestation and forest degradation in line with Brazil's stated goals. Read more

New funding from Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom aim to stop deforestation. 
Photo: Ministry of Climate and Environment.

Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom announce today a collective aim of providing $5 billion to support countries that are “reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation”, known as REDD+. Read more

This week world leaders gather in Paris at the UN Climate Change Conference. What is COP21 about? Read the UN's FAQs for an explainer. Read more

Norway will contribute up to 400 million NOK per year from 2016-2020. Read more

- Colombia's rainforests are unique, and Colombia is demonstrating political will to tackle deforestation. Our goal is to establish a climate and forest partnership by the end of the year, ideally together with other partners. Such a partnership would yield numerous global benefits while also being an important step on the road to Paris, said Norway's Minister for Climate and Environment, Tine... Read more