Forest Carbon for the Private Landowner (Part 1): Basics of Carbon Offsets, Markets, and Trading

Wondering about carbon offsets, credits, baselines, permanence and leakage? Get the carbon basics here and find out why forest offsets could be a bridge to the future.

Presenter: 
Sarah Hines
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State & Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
Contributors: 

Multiple contributors

Video Length: 
17:26
Publication Date: 
03/14/2012
Description: 

A good review of private forests and carbon markets.

You should gain an understanding of:: 

Private forest land ownership patterns and trends.

How private forests relate to carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas reduction, and carbon markets.

The basics of carbon offsets, markets and trading.