Could Peru profit from being a carbon sink?
Will ‘streamlining’ Peru’s economy be at the expense of the environment?
In December, Peru will host the 20th annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The goal of the meeting is to work toward developing a new legally binding international treaty that will replace the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2020.
The next UN climate change summit will be in Peru, one of nearly 200 countries which has committed to cutting its carbon emissions. See how the illicit trade in gold is driving Amazon deforestation and climate change.