Forests, Climate Change and Community Benefits: Perspectives from the Amazon
A joint event sponsored by the Environmental Defense Fund and the Institute of the Environment's Center for Climate Change Solutions to discuss how forestry practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions affect indigenous and local communities.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
UCLA Faculty Center
480 Charles Young Dr. East
UCLA’s Center for Climate Change Solutions and Environmental Defense Fund host a panel of guests to discuss their unique perspectives on how and why policies promoting REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) can contribute to sustaining forests and livelihoods for forest-dependent peoples.
Reception to Follow
To RSVP please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (310) 825-7653.
The UCLA Faculty Center is located at the corner of Westholme Ave. and Charles E. Young Dr., just inside the entrance to the UCLA Campus at Hilgard and Westholme. For a map and specific directions, see http://facultycenter.ucla.edu/directions.htm.
Parking is available in Lot 2, at the Hilgard and Westholme entrance. Proceed to the kiosk on your right as you enter campus for a permit or directions to the self-pay spaces in Lot 2.
Dr. Sassan Saatchi
Senior Scientist, Jet Propulsino Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Manoel Silva da Cunha
President, Conselho Nacional dos Seringueiros (CNS) [National Council of Rubbertappers]
Almir Narayamoga Surui
General Coordinator, Metareila Association of the Surui Indigenous People
Dr. Osvaldo Stella
Coordinator, Climate Change Program, IPAM
Dr. Steve Schwartzman
Director of Tropical Forest Policy, Environmental Defense Fund
Dr. Paul Bunje
Executive Director, Center for Climate Change Solutions, UCLA Institute of the Environment
Download File: Invite_UCLA_5.pdf
Sponsor(s): Center for Climate Change Solutions, Environmental Defense Fund