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Progress to catalyze Jurisdictional REDD+

Feb 8 2024

This blog post was originally published on Feb. 2, 2024 by the Environmental Defense Fund at It was authored by Angela Churie Kallhauge, executive vice president, impact at Environmental Defense Fund, with contributions from Katie Goslee, director of nature-based solutions, Winrock International; Stephanie Wang, associate director, Wildlife Conservation Society; Jason Funk, REDD+ strategy director at Conservation International; […]
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Inside Climate News spotlights Winrock International’s work in Florida’s Everglades Agricultural Area

Feb 7 2024

Inside Climate News, a Pulitzer Prize-winning nonprofit news organization focused on climate reporting and analysis, cited Winrock International’s carbon assessment work in Florida’s Everglades Agricultural Area in a feature story. The article, entitled “In the Florida Everglades, a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hotspot,” by Florida-based reporter Amy Green, states: “Growing evidence suggests that draining the water […]
Climate Q&A with Jenn and Gedion-1

The Climate Q&A…

Jan 8 2024

What are some of the challenges people face in accessing potable water in rural parts of Ethiopia? Ethiopia is the second most populous country in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the World Health Organization, 43% of the population does not have access to an improved water source. Ethiopia is in the Horn of Africa region, which […]

Winrock joins new Jurisdictional REDD+ Technical Assistance Partnership Announced at COP28

Dec 20 2023

This news release was originally issued Dec. 8, 2023 on DUBAI — The formation of a new Jurisdictional REDD+ Technical Assistance Partnership, JTAP, was announced today at COP28. The initial group of partner organizations, Conservation International, Climate Law and Policy, Environmental Defense Fund, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Winrock International’s Ecosystem Services Unit, are actively seeking […]

Winrock joins consortium to help mobilize finance to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation

Dec 8 2023

Winrock has joined a consortium led by Ricardo that will deliver the UK Technical Assistance Programme for LEAF, aimed at helping governments mobilize finance for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation: a major global driver of climate change. Ricardo, a global strategic environmental and engineering consulting company, is leading the consortium, which will deliver […]

Op-ed: Return climate politics to the art of the possible

Dec 7 2023

On November 30, 2023 – ahead of COP28 in Dubai, Mary Grady (ACR Executive Director) published the following op-ed in Marketwatch. Politics has been called the art of the possible. Yet, when it comes to climate change, this adage is flipped on its head – the art of the impossible. As the world prepares for the […]

Winrock’s Senior Technical Director for Climate featured in Inside Climate News

Dec 4 2023

Winrock International’s Senior Technical Director for Climate Molly Hellmuth is featured in an article published in Inside Climate News about the recent release of the U.S. Fifth National Climate Assessment. Hellmuth served as the lead author of the international chapter of the NCA5, a Congressionally mandated assessment that is published once every four years. The […]

Statement from ACR and ART on Mary Grady’s appointment to the ICVCM board

Oct 23 2023

Mary Grady, the Executive Director of ACR and the Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART), has been appointed to the governing board of the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM). ICVCM is an independent body setting thresholds for the voluntary carbon market, which is working to promote positive, scalable climate impact. The ICVCM board […]

American Carbon Registry is Now ACR Underscoring Promise to Deliver Ambitious Climate Results

Oct 9 2023

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — American Carbon Registry is now ACR. The new name underscores the organization’s longstanding promise to deliver Ambitious Climate Results, and better reflects the work being done by ACR’s team of experts across different sectors, geographies, markets, and services.  Known as ACR by partners and clients for over a decade, the American […]

Perfect Storm: Winrock International’s USDA Thai RAIN Project scales up

Oct 5 2023

Who’ll stop the rain? During the annual monsoons in Southeast Asia, the answer is: Nobody. And a new U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded project run by Winrock called Thai RAIN likes it that way. The one-year-old project has all the elements – including critical partnerships with local and regional researchers, farmers and innovators – to sustain […]
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