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Browsing Tag »private sector project«

→  July 2, 2013

The British Columbia government wants the private sector to help plant trees on Crown land. Under the B.C. Forest Carbon Partnership Program, announced on Friday, private-sector companies would pay to replant land after a forest fire or a mountain pine beetle infestation. In return, such investors would be in line for a carbon offset credit […]

→  January 25, 2013

Author: Molly Peters-Stanley Regional governments like Brazil’s Acre state are tweaking tools to monetize the climate benefits of statewide forest conservation – through actions that could one day subsume smaller, private forestry projects. Meanwhile on the ground, two carbon offset providers announced today a deal to support Acre’s first private project – planting a guidepost […]