Protecting terrestrial ecosystems and the climate through a global carbon market.

@article{Bonnie2002ProtectingTE,
  title={Protecting terrestrial ecosystems and the climate through a global carbon market.},
  author={Robert Bonnie and Melissa L Carey and Annie Petsonk},
  journal={Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={360 1797},
  pages={1853-73}
}
Protecting terrestrial ecosystems through international environmental laws requires the development of economic mechanisms that value the Earth's natural systems. The major international treaties to address ecosystem protection lack meaningful binding obligations and the requisite financial instruments to affect large-scale conservation. The Kyoto Protocol's emissions-trading framework creates economic incentives for nations to reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions cost effectively… CONTINUE READING

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