Friday, December 14, 2012

Forest Service International Programs lauded by Secretary of State

During the recent annual Comprehensive Partnership meeting in Washington, D.C., Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indonesian Foreign Minister Natalegawa applauded recent initiatives supported by the U.S. Forest Service’s International Programs, including forest governance, environmental impact assessment, climate change mitigation, and the sustainable management of forests. International Programs draws on the expertise of the entire agency to promote sustainable forest management overseas and to bring important technologies and innovations back to the U.S.  With funding from the Department of State, the Forest Service is working with partners to support the development of the Indonesian Climate Change Center, and the work it is undertaking to map and slow the loss of peatlands, a key cause of greenhouse gas emissions in Indonesia...more

What a waste and look at this:  The Republicans in their House appropriations bill want to fund this at $6 million, $2 million above what Obama requested.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Finally the GOP is making the right move. We are a global environment!