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.

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