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Carbon trading under SFM regime

SFM and Carbon Trading, can it work? Who will pay for carbon locked in forest which are not under any conservation scheme?

Issue date: 
01/15/2013

Individuals Can Buy And Trade Carbon Credits, Just Like Corporations Can

One of the little-known facts about cap-and-trade is that individuals are allowed to buy and trade carbon credits just like corporations can.

Issue date: 
Jan. 06 2013

How the Great Bear project is a leader in carbon offsets

As concepts go, carbon offsets are a simple thing: for every ton of carbon dioxide pumped into the atmosphere, a ton can be “offset” by, say, using wood waste instead of coal in a cement manufacturing plant.

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Carbon Market Watch

Who pays? Lessons from CDM forestry projects for REDD

Forestry projects typically involve local communities and are challenging to implement. When farmers get involved with personal financial liabilities, the question of who bears the financial risk arises especially in cases where revenues from carbon credits do not materialise.

Issue date: 
October 22, 2012

Turning Forests into Carbon Banks

For decades, Lock Haven, Pa., has secured its municipal water supply from 5,200 acres of city-owned forest in northern Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Mountains. In the past, the city kept its water rates down by logging hemlock, hardwoods and other timber from the property.

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by Dr. Radut