Implications of Carbon Sequestration for Landowners

Carbon sequestration on agricultural lands might become an important instrument of the U.S. policy for reduction of atmospheric carbon, which is believed to be a major contributing factor to recent climatic change, Herein, we examine the near term income enhancing prospects of carbon sequestration for landowners. Based on a review of current U.S. policies, sequestration cost, and recent developments in the carbon market, we show that presently the prospects may be limited.


Issue Date:
2005
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/190720
Published in:
Journal of the ASFMRA (American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers), 2005
Page range:
116-122
Total Pages:
7




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