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M kpresentation 07-06-11-ritter

  1. 1. REDD: Consultants, cost curves andsafeguardsUN Climate Change ConferenceBonn, 7 June 2011
  2. 2. REDD+Reducing emissions from deforestation.
  3. 3. McKinsey & CompanyIncrease in deforestation and carbon emissions?
  4. 4. METHOD
  5. 5. METHOD
  6. 6. METHODIndependent discussion of McKinsey cost curveProfessor Paul Ekins, Energy Institute, University of LondonGreenpeace analysis of REDD-related documents Guyana Papua New Guinea Democratic Republic of the Congo Indonesia
  7. 7. KEY FINDINGS
  8. 8. McKinsey’s advice does not lead to a cessation ofdeforestation or forest degradation.
  9. 9. McKinsey’s cost curve is fundamentally flawedand its rationale is closed to scrutiny.
  10. 10. McKinsey’s approach allows rainforest nations to claimREDD+ funding for preventing destruction that wasunlikely to have ever happened.
  11. 11. McKinsey-advised studies barely acknowledgegovernance issues within rainforest nations.
  12. 12. McKinsey-inspired plans fail to address majordrivers of deforestation; they reward theindustries that cause it.
  13. 13. McKinsey-advised studies play down the environmentalimpact of industrial logging and plantations; theyexaggerate the impact of smallholders and farmers.
  14. 14. McKinsey’s advice has informed national plans whichhave then been criticised by funding institutions and areunfit for purpose.
  15. 15. RECOMMENDATIONSMcKinsey: publish the data, assumptionsand analysis behind its cost curve methodology.McKinsey: commit to reviewingand revising its methodology.McKinsey: reject logging as a climatemitigation measure.
  16. 16. RECOMMENDATIONSMcKinsey: publish the data, assumptionsand analysis behind its cost curve methodology.McKinsey: commit to reviewingand revising its methodology.McKinsey: reject logging as a climatemitigation measure.
  17. 17. RECOMMENDATIONSMcKinsey: publish the data, assumptionsand analysis behind its cost curve methodology.McKinsey: commit to reviewingand revising its methodology.McKinsey: reject logging as a climatemitigation measure.
  18. 18. www.greenpeace.org.uk
  19. 19. McKinsey’s bad influence on national plans to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation.
  20. 20. RECOMMENDATIONSMcKinsey: publish the data, assumptionsand analysis behind its cost curve methodology.McKinsey: commit to reviewingand revising its methodology.McKinsey: reject logging as a climatemitigation measure.

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