Uncertain Emission Reductions from Forest Conservation : REDD in the Bale Mountains , Ethiopia

  title={Uncertain Emission Reductions from Forest Conservation : REDD in the Bale Mountains , Ethiopia},
  author={Charlene Watson and Susana Mourato and Eleanor J Milner-Gulland},
The environmental integrity of a mechanism rewarding Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) depends on appropriate accounting for emission reductions. Largely stemming from a lack of forest data in developing countries, emission reductions accounting contains substantial uncertainty as a result of forest carbon stock estimates, where the application of biome-averaged data over large forest areas is commonplace. Using a case study in the Bale Mountains in Ethiopia, we… CONTINUE READING
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