9.02.00 - Forest sector analysis

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2021-04-04

"The Economics of US Forests as a Natural Climate Solution", webinar 29.4.2021

Webinar: The Economics of US Forests as a Natural Climate Solution

Apr 29, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada)

This two-hour webinar will provide recent results from leading forest economic models that estimate the costs and potential of carbon sequestration in U.S. forests. Presentations will provide U.S. scale estimates of forest-based mitigation potential and costs for various activities (afforestation, reforestation, forest management, rotation extensions), as well as at the regional, county and mill-shed scale for relevant activities.

A panel discussion will focus on how to move from ambition to reality on the landscape with experts on market design and implementation.

Anyone with an interest in better understanding the potential capacity and mechanisms through which the U.S. can sequester and store more carbon over the next decade and beyond would benefit from attending.

More information and registration:

Webinar Registration - Zoom

This is a joint event by The Ohio State University, North Carolina State University, the University of Maine, the University of Idaho, and IUFRO.

 

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Coordinator:

Maarit Kallio, Norway

Deputies:

Gregory Latta, United States

Hanne K. Sjølie, Norway

About Unit

The objective of Resarch Group 9.02.00 (formerly 6.09.00 and 9.07.00) is to be a "network" among forest analysts from many countries that facilitates the development and evaluation of methods for addressing complex multinational and global forest sector questions and to support contemporary policy analysis.