Conserving the Climate: Scaling-up Global Markets for Forest Carbon
Issue Brief by Nigel Purvis and Erin Myers Madeira — 1 minute read — June 15, 2008
Erin Myers Madeira
Working Paper — Aug 23, 2021
Wetlands, Flooding, and the Clean Water Act
This study estimates the value of wetlands in flood mitigation in the United States, finding that one hectare of wetland provides $2,300 in annual flood mitigation value.
Resources Magazine — May 20, 2021
Federal Climate Policy Toolkit: Land Use, Forestry, and Agriculture
A review of the federal policy options for increasing land-related carbon storage and reducing emissions from agricultural land uses and production activities.
Common Resources — Apr 28, 2021
Can Timber Extraction Permits Help Conserve Tropical Forests?
Some claim that awarding permits for timber extraction can help conserve tropical forests by discouraging illegal logging and land-use change. A recent journal article examines whether satellite data measuring forest loss support this claim.