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dc.date.accessioned2013-03-12T13:25:33Z
dc.date.available2013-03-12T13:25:33Z
dc.date.issued2001en_US
dc.date.submitted2002-11-18en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10852/32765
dc.description.abstractPrior to the resumed climate negotiations in Bonn in July this year, it was thought that an agreement on the unresolved crunch issues of the Kyoto Protocol was unrealistic. This was primarily due to the US withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol, and the failure of the previous climate negotiations that stranded mainly because of disagreement on the inclusion of land use, land-use change, and forestry (LULUCF) activities. The LULUCF issue is controversial in the climate negotiations, but an agreement has now been reached. This paper explores the possible contribution of LULUCF activities in promoting greenhouse gas emissions reductions. A survey on the literature of the potential and cost of LULUCF activities is therefore central. Analysis of the recent climate negotiations is also important. It is clear that the potential for carbon sequestration is large, but there are large variations in the estimates as factors such as land availability and the rate of carbon uptake complicate the calculations. There are also variations in the costs estimates, and economic analysis of LULUCF projects are not easily compared as no standard method of analysis has emerged and come into wide use. Despite the difficulties in comparing the costs of carbon sequestration, it is clear that it is a relatively inexpensive measure. Even though the potential for carbon sequestration is large, its role in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) is limited by the Kyoto Protocol. The recent climate negotiations in Bonn and Marrakesh have specified the modalities, rules and guidelines relating to LULUCF activities. One of the main outcomes is that Japan, Canada and Russia are allowed large inclusions of sinks in their GHG emission accounts.nor
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUniversitetet i Oslo, CICERO - Senter for klimaforskning
dc.relation.ispartofWorking paper / CICERO - Senter for klimaforskning http://urn.nb.no/URN:NBN:no-3646en_US
dc.relation.urihttp://urn.nb.no/URN:NBN:no-3646
dc.subjectetterlevelseen_US
dc.subjectkarbonopptaken_US
dc.subjectklimapolitikken_US
dc.subjectverifikasjonen_US
dc.titleCarbon sequestration in sinks : an overview of potential and costsen_US
dc.typeWorking paperen_US
dc.date.updated2003-08-13en_US
dc.creator.authorKolshus, Hans H.en_US
dc.subject.nsiVDP::200en_US
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:no-4324en_US
dc.type.documentArbeidsnotaten_US
dc.identifier.duo7364en_US
dc.identifier.bibsys022790616en_US
dc.identifier.fulltextFulltext https://www.duo.uio.no/bitstream/handle/10852/32765/1/1616.pdf


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