Presentations from negative emissions seminar
This seminar held in May 2016 brought key scientists together with environmental, development and human rights NGOs to understand the Paris Agreement’s implications for forests and land use. A final report of the meeting gives an overview of discussions and presentations given.
After presentations and discussions, participants agreed on the following priorities:
- Urgent need to reduce emissions
- Urgent need to increase carbon sequestration in land and forests
- Forests and land do not offset fossil fuel emissions
- Redefine ‘negative emissions’