Policy ForumClimate Change

Making Deforestation Pay Under the Kyoto Protocol?

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Science  14 Mar 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5613, pp. 1669
DOI: 10.1126/science.1079024

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Summary

Current pressures to change the reforestation time limit of the Kyoto Protocol for Clean Development Mechanism sinks will create the conditions to generate carbon credits from recent deforestation of pristine tropical forests.