Opportunities, challenges and markets for forest carbon offset projects.

@article{Ristea2009OpportunitiesCA,
  title={Opportunities, challenges and markets for forest carbon offset projects.},
  author={C. Ristea and T. Maness},
  journal={Forestry Chronicle},
  year={2009},
  volume={85},
  pages={715-724}
}
Forest-based activities can mitigate climate change by reducing carbon sources and enhancing carbon sinks. Under various emissions-reductions programs, credits (called carbon offsets) can be issued to forestry projects that can credibly demonstrate additional and lasting reductions in CO 2 emissions. The greatest potential for forest carbon offset projects currently exists in voluntary emissions reduction programs and markets, which, however, have a negligible value in the global carbon market… Expand
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