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Feb 2017: Why Forests? Why Now? (Los Altos) – special event

By on Feb 2, 2017 in Events

On February 15th 2017 from 4-6 pm, the Packard Foundation is hosting a book launch event celebrating the publication of: Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics, and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change by Frances Seymour and Jonah Busch This comprehensive synthesis of the latest research makes the case that tropical forests are essential for both climate stability and sustainable development. Why Forests? Why Now? covers every aspect of forest conservation and finance to underscore the urgency, affordability, and feasibility of scaling up funding for reducing deforestation, particularly through performance-based approaches. Opening Remarks: Walt Reid, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Panelists: - Chris Elliott, Climate and Land Use Alliance (moderator) - Frances Seymour, Center for Global Development - Dan Nepstad, Earth Innovation Institute - Donna Lee, Climate...