A first cost benefit analysis of action to reduce deforestation

@inproceedings{Hope2008AFC,
  title={A first cost benefit analysis of action to reduce deforestation},
  author={Chris Hope and Castilla-Rubio},
  year={2008}
}
Emissions from deforestation are globally significant. Understanding the benefits and costs of reducing deforestation and forest degradation would allow us to plan a pervasive monitoring, verification and reporting infrastructure as part of a Planetary Skin. The areas most vulnerable to deforestation are mainly concentrated in tropical countries and the bulk of emissions arise when the land is converted to agricultural production (Stern, 2006). While emissions from deforestation contribute… CONTINUE READING

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