Ready, Offset, Go!

Luchessa, Scott
July 2010
National Wetlands Newsletter;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on the use of wetlands in developing carbon offsets and creating markets that would help in reducing greenhouse gases to mitigate climate change. It notes that wetlands are an important part of the global carbon balance because the global, organic, and terrestrial carbon stores are found in there. It also states that the making of carbon offsets are starting to gain attention in regulated markets through wetland restoration, creation, and preservation.


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