Incentives to Reduce GHG Emissions from Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Costa Rica and Mexico

@inproceedings{Karousakis2007IncentivesTR,
  title={Incentives to Reduce GHG Emissions from Deforestation: Lessons Learned from Costa Rica and Mexico},
  author={Katia Karousakis},
  year={2007}
}
Global deforestation is occurring at a fast rate, around 13 million ha/yr (FAO, 2006) and is a major contributor to climate change. Emissions from deforestation in the 1990s are estimated at 5.8Gt/CO2/yr, and account for one-fifth of global anthropogenic greenhouse gases (GHG). Moreover, deforestation is the major source of GHG emissions from the land use, land-use change and forestry sector, it constitutes the main source of GHG emissions from many developing countries, and, at a global scale… CONTINUE READING

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