Deforestation's Role in Carbon Markets

Deforestation is fast becoming a central part of any Post-Kyoto agreement on global greenhouse gases. It’s easy to see why. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the sector produces 17% of emissions worldwide. That makes it the third largest source of greenhouse gases — even bigger than the transport industry, including airlines and shipping.

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