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Land use, Land use change, Forestry

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October 16, 2012

Forests or Agriculture: not necessarily an ‘all or nothing’ trade-off

BOGOR, Indonesia (16 October, 2012)_Making informed decisions on how to reduce carbon emissions from forestry and agriculture requires some solid knowledge about potential tradeoffs between development and conservation objectives: what you manage to win through  avoided deforestation or reduced c

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02 October 2012

California's forest protocol outpaces EU's LULUCF plans

Editors note - you might consider to read that article first:  EU seeks tighter CO2 grip on farms, forests -draft

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May 20, 2012

Sustainable land use for the 21st century

It is estimated that the human footprint has affected 83% of the global terrestrial

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May 14, 2012

When, where and how wood is used impact carbon emissions from logging

A new study from the University of California, Davis, provides a deeper understanding of the complex global impacts of deforestation on greenhouse gas emissions.

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May 18, 2012

Is New Green Law Creating More Green for Logging Companies?

California's new Cap and Trade program has been hailed as the gold standard in environmental law for the entire world. Not only are other states looking to the law but other countries, too, are watching to judge its effects on the global economy and environment.

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Feb 24, 2012

UPDATE 1-EU seeks tighter CO2 grip on farms, forests -draft

BRUSSELS, Feb 24 (Reuters) - The EU forestry and farming sectors will have to monitor and report from 2013 changes to land use that could affect greenhouse gas emissions, as part of the bloc's measures to curb climate change, under a draft law seen by Reuters.

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Feb 6, 2012

Spain Needs $466 Million in Carbon Credits to Meet Kyoto Limit

Spain may need to buy at least 355 million euros ($466 million) of carbon emissions permits to meet its obligations under the Kyoto Pr

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2 August 2011

Government approves carbon accreditation scheme

In a UK first the British government has approved a carbon accreditation scheme set up to recognise business' efforts to capture and store carbon.

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March 17, 2011

LULUCF in 2011 - Guest Commentary in Point Carbon

--the following appeared as a guest commentary in Carbon Market Europe, Thomson Reuters Point Carbon on February 25, 2011--

Closing the deal on forest accounting
By Chris Henschel, national manager of boreal conservation, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

Mark it on your calendar: the UN climate change conference in South Africa this December will deliver an agreement on the accountability of industrialised countries for their emissions from forest management and other land uses (LULUCF).

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11 January 2011

California Air Resources Board Grants Forest Clearcutters a Free CO2 Pass

AB32 - Charged with implementing the provisions of A.B.


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by Dr. Radut