Contents

List of abbreviations vi

Foreword viii

Preface xi

Acknowledgements xiii

Introduction 1

1 The making of markets for carbon and the potential of forestry offsets 8

2 Forestry in the Kyoto Protocol 33

3 Forestry in voluntary carbon markets 67

4 Biodiversity benefits of reforestation and avoiding deforestation 95

5 Measuring the carbon in forest sinks 121

6 Forests as a source of biofuels 144

7 Forestry in the climate change policies of selected developed countries 166

8 Policies for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) 187

Notes 218

Index 223

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