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Climate policies and submissions      
Climate Change

CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY PAPERS & SUBMISSIONS


2012


Humane Society International Agriculture Submission to the UNFCCC


April 2012  download PDF (428.7 kB)

Post Durban thoughts - summary and recommendations

January 2012  click here


2011


Taking Stock of green carbon - HSI Comment

November 2011 click here

What we need from the Durban UNFCCC Meeting

November 2011 click here

HSI's Special Bulletin on climate change for UNFCCC talks - Part 4: Special Bulletin all for Truth in targets, November 2011

November, 2011 download pdf  (1 MB)

HSI's Special Bulletin on climate change for UNFCCC talks - Part 3: Special Bulletin all for Truth in targets, September 2011

September, 2011 download pdf  (1 MB)

HSI's Special Bulletin on climate change for UNFCCC talks - Part 2: Special Bulletin all for Truth in targets, May 2011

May,  2011 download pdf  (1.2 MB)

HSI's Special Bulletin on climate change for UNFCCC talks - Part 1: Special Bulletin all for Truth in targets, March 2011

March 2011 download pdf  (1 MB)

Submission to clean energy legislative package

August 24 2011 download pdf  (281.2 kB)

Full report from HSI's representative at Bonn Climate Change/Forest Talks

June 20 2011 download pdf (277.8 kB)

2010
HSI proposal for laws to protect Australia's green carbon HSI proposal for transitional legislation on climate change and forest protection presented to Government and opposition parties July 2010. Download pdf (208.2 kB)
HSI comments on the REDD+ Partership's Co-chair summary paper on Modalities for Stakeholder Participation, July 2010. Download pdf (150.3 kB)
HSI submission to the Co-chairs of the REDD+ Partnership's first technical meeting, HSI proposals and concerns for safeguards, definitions and projects to be addressed at the meeting, July 2010. Download pdf (159.6 kB)
Comments on the draft REDD+ Partnership Agreement (Paris Oslo process) 12 May 2010 HSI and others from Ecosystems Climate Alliance. Download pdf (320 kB)

UNFCCC SBSTA work program 2010 should address the flawed Forest Definition, Ecosystems Climate Alliance, April 2010. Download pdf (35.8 kB)

Don't hide Forest Degradation and Conversion ' “ change the definition, Ecosystems Climate Alliance poster, April 2010. Download pdf  (4 MB)

Don't hide forest Degradation and conversion in Peat Swamp Forests ' “ change the definition, Ecosystems Climate Alliance poster, April 2010. Download pdf (9 MB)

2009

Submission to the Draft Regulatory Impact Statement. Proposed new policy on illegally logged timber, November 2009. Click here.

The Impact of Animal Agriculture on Global Warming and Climate Change. Download pdf (339 kB)

REDD takes a turn for the worse. Climate agreement intended to protect forests will end up paying loggers to destroy them, October 2009. Download PDF (76 kB)

Bangkok last hope to preserve REDD as key part of climate change solution. Leading NGO experts warn that countries must act now to avoid perverse incentives, unintended consequences, September 2009.Download PDF (76 kB)

Keeping REDD real. A briefing note for UN climate negotiators, HSI & Ecosystems Climate Alliance, August 2009. Download PDF (425 kB)

SFM in REDD:A loophole for logging? A briefing note for UN climate negotiators, HSI & Ecosystems Climate Alliance, August 2009. Download PDF (419 kB)

REDD: will we squander opportunity to save world's forests? An update on the state of the UN climate and forest negotiations by Alistair Graham, HSI Global Affairs Advisor. August 2009. Download PDF (59.6 kB)

HSI Technical Bulletin on Forests & Climate for UN REDD talks, August 2009. REDD must focus on protecting infact forests. Download PDF (784.5 kB)

Ecosystem Climate Alliance submission to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in relation to treatment of emissions from Land Use Change and Forestry under the Kyoto Protocol, April 2009. Download PDF (646 kB)

Ecosystem Climate Alliance position on negotiating text for the proposed UNFCCC REDD mechanism. April 2009. Download PDF (636 kB)

HSI submission to the Senate Select Committee for Climate Policy: proposes forest carbon credits in Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, April 2009. Download PDF (192 kB)

Deconstructing LULUCF and its perversities. How developed countries get around their responsibility for landuse change and forestry under the Kyoto Protocol (rules made by loggers for loggers) Ecosystems Climate Alliance March 2009. Download PDF (2481 kB)

A submission from Humane Society International and the Ecosystem Climate Alliance to the UNFCCC in relation to climate change, deforestation and landuse change rules February 2009. The Alliance is committed to keeping natural ecosystems intact and in the ground, and their carbon out of the atmosphere. Download PDF (320 kB)

2008

HSI Board Position Statement on Climate Change 2008. Download PDF (26 kB)

Terrestrial landscapes, biodiversity & climate change: Key elemnts of a REDD mechanism: HSI's climate change policy submitted to governments in the lead up to the UN climate change talks in Poznan, Poland, December 2008. Download PDF (1.18 kB)

Submission on REDD for the Poznan climate change talks: Humane Society International, November 2008. Download PDF (65 kB)

Legislative mechanisms for the protection of tropical forests in developing countries: Advice to HSI from the NSW Environmental Defenders Office, October 2008 Download PDF (231 kB)

Submission of views on ways to integrate biodiversity considerations in climate change mitigation strategies: HSI submission to the Convention on Biological Diversity Ad Hoc Technical Working Group on Climate Change and Biodiversity, September 2008 Download PDF (519 kB)

HSI submission to the Australian Government Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Green Paper, September 2008 Download PDF (228 kB)

Terrestrial landscapes, biodiversity & climate change, Key elements of a REDD approach: HSI submission to the Chair of the UNFCCC Long Term Commitments Working Group, August 2008 Download PDF (231 kB)

HSI submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties regarding the Kyoto Protocol, August 2008 Download PDF (62 kB)

HSI supplementary submission to the Garnaut Climate Change Review Emissions Trading Scheme Discussion Paper, April 2008 Download PDF (84 kB)

HSI comment and response to Garnaut Climate Change Review Interim Report to Governments of Australia Emissions Trading Scheme Discussion Paper, April 2008 Download PDF (91 kB)





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