Innovative approach to collect and analyze information
Most GHG emissions are legal. However, a significant share of GHG emissions results from, or is associated with, conduct that violates existing law. Emissions caused by deforestation and forest degradation are one striking example: a World Bank study on forest crimes found that up to 90% of logging in key producer tropical countries is illegal and involves criminal activities.
CCCA takes an innovative approach to collect and analyze information relevant to illegal GHG emissions. This approach follows the Law Enforcement Support Model, which explains how to improve the effectiveness of the judicial branch of government to confront global challenges, such as climate change, by empowering citizens and other non-state actors to provide it with the support needed to do so.
For each specific project, CCCA partners with NGOs, other organizations and experts that have access to information and/or expertise relevant to that project, and carries out the following activities: