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Carbon Credits for Forests and Forest Products

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  • Robert C. Cairns
  • Pierre Lasserre

Abstract

It is possible to make a current valuation of the effects of carbon dioxide which tracks a valuation done under the metric of expected present value and also tracks realized values. The implementation of a carbon credit scheme based on green accounting could go as follows: L'évaluation des effets de verrouillage du gaz carbonique par la forêt et les produits forestiers fait intervenir des espérances mathématiques de valeurs futures. Pourtant nous montrons qu'on peut en faire la mesure à partir de valeurs courantes, ce qui suggère le système suivant d'attribution de crédits carbone:

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  • Robert C. Cairns & Pierre Lasserre, 2001. "Carbon Credits for Forests and Forest Products," CIRANO Working Papers 2001s-13, CIRANO.
  • Handle: RePEc:cir:cirwor:2001s-13
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    1. Cairns, Robert D. & Lasserre, Pierre, 2004. "Reinforcing economic incentives for carbon credits for forests," Forest Policy and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(3-4), pages 321-328, June.
    2. Claudio Forner & Frank Jotzo, 2002. "Future restrictions for sinks in the CDM How about a cap on supply?," Climate Policy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 2(4), pages 353-365, December.

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    Keywords

    Carbon credit; forest; green accounting; afforestation; deforestation; wood products; Crédits carbone; forêt; comptabilité verte; afforestation; déforestation; produits forestiers;

    JEL classification:

    • H00 - Public Economics - - General - - - General
    • Q28 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Government Policy
    • Q29 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Other
    • Q38 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation - - - Government Policy (includes OPEC Policy)
    • Q39 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation - - - Other

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