California Program Rewards Landowners Who Save Trees

Other states are studying California's newly launched voluntary program that offers incentives to landowners to leave forests standing.
October 26, 2004, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"California has become the first state to reward landowners for leaving forests standing to help control global warming, under a program adopted this week by the California Climate Action Registry.

The voluntary program promotes conservation, improved timber management, and reforestation to keep carbon dioxide in trees and out of the atmosphere, where it's the most abundant greenhouse gas... Other states now are looking to California's model"

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Sunday, October 24, 2004 in Wired
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