Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation.
Sounds like a good idea, doesn’t it?
Sort of like “clean coal.”
And just as accurate.
“REDD is a perverse forest offset scam that allows polluters like Chevron to keep destroying the environment. The United Nations recognizes that REDD may result in ‘the lock-up of forests,’ the majority of which are on Indigenous Peoples’ land. REDD is potentially genocidal.” — Tom Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network