Southeast Asian forest carbon credits too cheap to stop logging -study

Published 09:35 on March 7, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:17 on March 7, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, International, Nature-based, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Forest carbon credits issued under mechanisms such as REDD+ generate only a fraction of the prices Southeast Asian foresters can earn from the rubber industry, making the units inefficient in halting deforestation and cutting greenhouse gas emissions at current levels, a new study found.

Forest carbon credits issued under mechanisms such as REDD+ generate only a fraction of the prices Southeast Asian foresters can earn from the rubber industry, making the units inefficient in halting deforestation and cutting greenhouse gas emissions at current levels, a new study found.

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