The impacts of climate change are already being felt across the Pacific, considered to be one of the world’s most-at-risk regions. Small island developing states are mandated extra support under the Paris Agreement.
Waorani people accuse Ecuador of violating their rights and putting their territory up for international oil auction.
Puyo, Ecuador - More than 200 indigenous Waorani people and their supporters marched to the court in the Amazon city of Puyo on Thursday to begin their high-stakes hearing against the Ecuadorian government.
- Technically this means results-based payments for forest-related carbon reductions can be rolled out, but there is no framework for such a system yet.
- Some forestry experts remain skeptical of REDD+ and its approach to forest management.