Mitigating Climate Change Through Small-Scale Forestry in the USA: Opportunities and Challenges

  title={Mitigating Climate Change Through Small-Scale Forestry in the USA: Opportunities and Challenges},
  author={Susan Charnley and David D{\'i}az D{\'i}az and Hannah Gosnell},
  journal={Small-scale Forestry},
Forest management for carbon sequestration is a low-cost, low-technology, relatively easy way to help mitigate global climate change that can be adopted now while additional long-term solutions are developed. Carbon-oriented management of forests also offers forest owners an opportunity to obtain a new source of income, and commonly has environmental co-benefits. The USA is developing climate change policy that recognizes forestry as a source of offsets in carbon markets, and the emissions… CONTINUE READING

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