Governors' Climate and Forests Task Force
Working to protect tropical forests, reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and promote realistic pathways to forest-maintaining rural development.
The documents will assist each GCF Task Force jurisdiction and its selected partner to develop proposals under Funding Window A: Jurisdictional Strategies and Investment Plans
Indigenous leader and participant in the GCF's Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Global and Regional Working groups, Edwin Vazquez, highlights the importance of indigenous rights leading up to the California Climate Action Summit
How do we stop the Amazon from losing 30 football fields of forest every 20 minutes? Brazilian economist João Tezza Neto suggests a strategy to reconcile economic development and forest conservation.
In 2017, Governor Kubes designated over 90% of the Province of Pastaza as a protected area and signed major international climate commitments
Efforts will support deeper engagement with the Under2 Coalition and advance strategic planning efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions towards net-zero by 2050.
The GCF Task Force is seeking a motivated Country Coordinator to advance work with provincial governments in Indonesia. Applications will be accepted from individuals or organizations through December 31, 2017
Jason Gray was recognized for his work with the California Air Resources Board
Representatives from Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Nigeria, Indonesia, Colombia and Ecuador joined GCF task Force events alongside donors, consumer goods companies, and indigenous peoples representatives.
Support will be provided from 2018-2020 to advance efforts in GCF states and provinces.
Once again The Governors' Climate and Forests (GCF) Task Force members demonstrated what subnational climate leadership looks like by gathering together at the 2017 GCF Annual Meeting with a focus on building inclusive, green economies.