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Water, forests and climatemitigationThere are several approaches toclimate mitigation using forestsThese are often considered in termsof being competitive with waterresourcesThis presentation uses several casestudies from south-westernAustralia to show how forestmitigation can manage water atthe landscape scaleAs C markets evolve, scale of landusechange may be large

Three major approaches toforest mitigationReduce emissions: retain existing Cstocks in forests (Avoideddeforestation, Forest Management)Increase carbon stocks: sequester Cin soils, biomass by changing landmanagement (Afforestation,Reforestation, Revegetation)Replace fossil fuel emissions:Bioenergy – forestry residues,purpose grown cropsTimber productsAustralian emissions managementscheme legislated in 2011

Water for Energy, Energy for Water - Danish Water Forum
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