President of Costa Rica Oscar Arias could not attend the AD Partners September 22nd event due to a last minute meeting in Washington DC. He did, however, send an important message to the world’s industrialized nations. Please see below.
Avoided Deforestation Partners was honored to host a discussion on the need for the U.S. Congress to take the lead on integrating International Forest Protection in U.S. Climate Policy. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai served as the keynote speaker. Professor Maathai spoke about the urgent need for the U.S. to adopt policies that will protect the world’s rainforests and the communities whose lives depend on their continued existence. Dr…. Read more
Avoided Deforestation Partners and PG&E convened leaders in the private sector, NGOs and government to develop an action plan to improve the market for private sector investment in protecting our planet’s forests, which is a vital tool in combating global climate change.