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Hotspots of threat and opportunity from widespread reforestation for carbon offsets

Crossman, N.; Bryan, Brett A.; Summers, David

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The demand for carbon permits is expected to increase rapidly with the introduction in Australia of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) in 2010. The CPRS will cap the emission of greenhouse gasses and create a market for carbon trading. Some prediction of the behaviour and impacts of the emerging market will inform potential policy responses. Introduction of a carbon market could result in strong demand for widespread conversion of land in agricultural regions to tree-based production...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71790
Source: 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 Proceedings International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns, Australia from 13–17 July 2009

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