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1   Link   Norwegian Climate & Forest Initiative
The initiative was launched during the climate change negotiations at Bali in December 2007. A project group has been appointed in the Ministry of the Environment, and this works closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other relevant ministries.

The initiative seeks to achieve cost-effective and verifiable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD), and applies to all types of tropical forests.
2   Link   International Forest Carbon Initiative
Australia's $200 million International Forest Carbon Initiative is part of Australia's international leadership on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (known as REDD).

The initiative supports international efforts on REDD through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It is jointly administered by the Australian Department of Climate Change and AusAID.
3   Link   Climate Alliance
“Climate Alliance of European Cities with Indigenous Rainforest Peoples” is the European network of local authorities committed to the protection of the world's climate. The member cities and municipalities aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at their source. Their allies in this endeavor are the Indigenous Peoples of the rainforests in the Amazon Basin.
4   Link   Indigenous Weather Knowledge
The website is the result of a joint effort involving the Indigenous communities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC), the Bureau of Meteorology, and Monash University's Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies (CAIS) and School of Geography and Environmental Science. The site will be progressively expanded to include information for additional areas, as well as other facets of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander interactions with, and knowledge of, weather and climate.
5   Link   Tiempo Climate Newswatch
Tiempo Climate Newswatch is a weekly on-line magazine with news, features and comment on global warming, climate change, sea-level rise and development issues. The news stories carried by Newswatch are updated weekly. Comment, features, interviews and other sections of the magazine are updated on a weekly to monthly basis.