Summary And Conclusions

The first part of the chapter illustrated how trading in emission allowances and the purchase of offsets, including forestry offsets, reduces the cost of compliance. There is also a voluntary market for forestry offsets, but these transactions do not enter official carbon balance sheets.

Given a price on carbon, the potential for forests to contribute to climate change mitigation was reviewed. The deeper the cuts in global GHGs, the higher the price of allowances and the greater the role of forestry in providing offsets. While some estimates predict a very important contribution by forestry, mainly in tropical regions but also in the US, wide disparities were found in the literature between various estimates of this potential. A limited investigation at the country level suggests serious

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