Indigenous forestry options for trading in carbon credits

Silvester, Warwick
February 2009
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2009, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p35
The article discusses the potential role of trees in controlling or mitigating carbon emissions. There are four schemes available for foresters to trade in their carbon credits while, at the same time, help offset national carbon deficit in New Zealand. These schemes are emissions trading scheme, permanent forest sinks initiative, afforestation grant scheme and emissions biodiversity exchange.


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