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- Lu, Heli; Liu, Guifang
- Sustainability 2015 v.7 no.4 pp. 3665-3682
- opportunity costs, etc ; United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; agricultural income; carbon; carbon markets; carbon sinks; climate change; deforestation; discount rate; economic incentives; emissions; farmers; forests; land use; models; prediction; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... The REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) mechanism allows carbon sinks to be used as carbon credits in order to offset emissions from other sources. However, this practice has raised a number of issues relating to financial incentives. In this study, we develop a spatially explicit model for predicting carbon emissions from deforestation that meet baseline levels as ...