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Forests for Carbon

Exploring Forest Carbon Offsets in the U.S. South

This issue brief explores forest carbon offsets in the context of the southern United States. It is intended as an introductory resource for southern
woodland owners, nongovernmental organizations active in
the region, offset project developers, and other forest carbon

The Time Value of Carbon and Carbon Storage

Clarifying the terms and the policy implications of the debate

This working paper explores the value of temporary carbon storage, as well as the implications of those temporary storage values for several critical policy design questions relating to greenhouse gas accounting and biological offsets.

Bottom Line on Offsets

Once internal mitigation opportunities have been maximized, carbon markets provide another
option for businesses to reduce their carbon footprints and support emission reduction projects.
This fact sheet answers common questions about what types of projects can generate offsets, how...

Payments for ecosystem services are becoming an increasingly important part of the U.S. business and regulatory landscape. As programs that provide payments for ecosystem services grow, policy makers will need to determine how these various payments should interact with each other.


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