“There has been great creation and innovation brought to bear in the work of PFT.”
—Dan Esty, Yale University, PFT’s Forest Fete 2010 Keynote Speaker
Pacific Forest Trust News
Headlines for May 2012
May 7, 2012
Forests are critical to mitigating the effects of global climate change because they are large storehouses of carbon, but there are significant uncertainties about the actual behavior of many of their sinks and sources, according to a recently published textbook, Managing Forest Carbon in a Changing Climate. The book, written by faculty, students, and alumni of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, is a comprehensive review of the science of carbon sequestration in forests, management of forests for carbon mitigation and poverty alleviation, and the socioeconomic and policy implications of managing forests for carbon. Read more.