Climate Change Mitigation: Should “Avoided Deforestation” Be Rewarded?

  title={Climate Change Mitigation: Should “Avoided Deforestation” Be Rewarded?},
  author={R. Pirard and A. Karsenty},
  journal={Journal of Sustainable Forestry},
  pages={434 - 455}
  • R. Pirard, A. Karsenty
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Journal of Sustainable Forestry
  • It is hotly debated today whether the reduction of tropical deforestation should be supported by a mechanism within the Convention for Climate Change. This mechanism, known as “avoided deforestation,” would benefit developing countries that voluntarily reduce their deforestation rates, thereby generating at least two positive impacts: (a) an increase in the financial resources available to curb tropical deforestation, with expected positive side effects on biodiversity conservation, the… CONTINUE READING
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