The European Unions ETS and forestry offsets

Under the Kyoto Protocol, countries can combine to meet a regional emissions target. Such a scheme is the EU Emission Trading Scheme, a cap and trade scheme that has been in place since 2005. The EU ETS does not allow members to offset their emission through in-country forestry activities. Afforestation and reforestation (A/R) projects can, however, be undertaken by EU members in non-Annex I parties under the CDM. The impacts that such projects might make on biodiversity conservation are illustrated in the case studies of CDM projects below.

The Basic Survival Guide

The Basic Survival Guide

Disasters: Why No ones Really 100 Safe. This is common knowledgethat disaster is everywhere. Its in the streets, its inside your campuses, and it can even be found inside your home. The question is not whether we are safe because no one is really THAT secure anymore but whether we can do something to lessen the odds of ever becoming a victim.

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