IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Greenhouse Gases Emission and Potential Carbon Sequestration: A Case Study of Semi-arid Area in South India


  • K Lenin Babu

    () (Institute for Social and Economic Change)

  • K V Raju

    (Institute for Social and Economic Change)


Global warming and climate change have made adoption measures essential, more so in semi arid regions. Kolar district is typical of semi arid regions with a low Development Index in Karnataka State. Greenhouse gases emissions from various sectors are in tune of 2717 kilotons, however, with a significant potential in the district for Carbon Emission Reduction (15,572 tCO2) and carbon Sequestration measures (3,508,010 tons CO2e) under Kyoto Protocol. If developed, revenues from these measures can enable to realize Millennium Development Goals in district faster.

Suggested Citation

  • K Lenin Babu & K V Raju, 2009. "Greenhouse Gases Emission and Potential Carbon Sequestration: A Case Study of Semi-arid Area in South India," Working Papers 211, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
  • Handle: RePEc:sch:wpaper:211

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    1. Maikhuri, R. K. & Nautiyal, S. & Rao, K. S. & Saxena, K. G., 2001. "Conservation policy-people conflicts: a case study from Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (a World Heritage Site), India," Forest Policy and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 2(3-4), pages 355-365, July.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:sch:wpaper:211. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (B B Chand). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.