TITLE

Agricultural Soil Carbon Sequestration Offset Programs: Strengths, Difficulties, and Suggestions for Their Potential Use in AB 32's Cap and Trade Program

AUTHOR(S)
Bernadett, Lauren
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
UCLA Journal of Environmental Law & Policy;2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p198
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on adopting the agricultural soil carbon sequestration offset program by California Air Resources Board (CARB) under the Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32), Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. Topics discussed include goal of AB 32 cap and trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, contribution of agricultural sector for greenhouse gas emissions and problems with agricultural soil carbon sequestration offset such as increased herbicide use increases nitrous oxide emissions.
ACCESSION #
111067166

 

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