Showing that carbon removed from the atmosphere and stored in forests, harvested wood, and urban trees is equal to more than 11% of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States every year between 1990 and 2018.
Outlines recommendation related to private forest management, urban forests, forest health funding, fire assistance, and federal and state land management policy.
Outlines a set of “building blocks” to help farmers, ranchers, forestland owners, and rural communities reduce GHG emissions and increase carbon sequestration, including tools for private forest growth and retention.
Provides a survey of carbon benefits from wood substitution, biomass substitution, wildfire behavior modification, and avoided land use change.
Provides a toolkit for state governments looking to use forests and forest products as a climate mitigation strategy while also advancing other environmental and economic goals in their states.
Sohngen’s 2009 analysis argues for afforestation as a cost-effective mechanism for climate mitigation, modeling up to a 17% increase globally in forest acreage.
Zomer et al.’s 2016 report in Nature examines the contributions of agroforestry to global and national carbon budgets.
The Congressional Research Service’s 2009 report examines the use of afforestation to provide offsets under a cap-and-trade approach.
Provides a Forest Carbon Management Menu to help translate broad carbon management concepts into actionable tactics that help managers reduce risk from expected climate impacts in order to meet desired management goals.