Forestry and Poverty Project Newsletter – Issue 18, November 2010

Indonesia Rebukes Greenpeace on Eve of Cancun Talks
Indonesia has delivered a rebuke to Greenpeace on the eve of the United Nations climate change conference in Mexico, according to Indonesian media reports. Indonesian Government officials publicly criticized the claims and data in a report by Greenpeace which claims aid money will be misused by the Indonesian Government. They also indicated that Greenpeace’s call for negotiators to make ‘zero deforestation’ a condition for aid money has been rejected.  Continue reading