Panel Resources: Projects, Products and Measurement Reporting

May 2, 2009
By admin

Forest Carbon Portal

Deforestation and land-use change are responsible for over 20% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity decline, and an incredible loss of ‘ecological capital.’ Discussions of how to incorporate forestry and agriculture more fully into cap-and-trade schemes and voluntary carbon markets are moving at a rapid pace, and the quick evolution of the discourse – combined with data gaps and a lack of knowledge of the capacity-building activities being organized around the world – has called for a centralized hub of information to which stakeholders can turn. For these reasons, we have created the Forest Carbon Portal.

Take a look at ongoing projects around the world here


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