Esben Marcussen

Esben Marcussen

Esben Marcussen is the project coordinator of the Greenpeace timber and peat project in the Congo Basin. He is based in Oslo where he also follows the Norwegian Climate and Forest Initiative as part of Greenpeace global forest campaign. Before joining Greenpeace, Esben has worked for World Food Programme in Tunisia and the International Committee of the Red Cross. He holds a degree in international history from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies where wrote a thesis on why Norway chose to invest in REDD+
  • A ticking carbon bomb in the Congo Basin

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the impacts of 1.5 degree global warming show that the planet is in even worse shape than we thought. The UN report examined the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, suggesting that we simply cannot afford...
  • Time to hold governments accountable for destroying the planet’s rainforests

    “Directing agro-industrial activities towards savannah is good for #forests but has a real commercial cost! Is promoting zero deforestation commodities the answer?” This tweet was written from the Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) during a discussion on Land-Use planning that CAFI had organised following the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum...
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