Les forêts au secours de la planète : quel potentiel de stockage du carbone ?

Abstract : Forests represent one of the most important focal points in the recent and current negotiations on climate change. The process of REDD (Reducing Emissions of greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) under development, the newly created " Fund Carbon Partnership for forestry " (in particular to promote afforestation of non-forest lands) attest that forest areas are expected as real potential carbon sinks. According to FAO, expansion of plantations could compensate " 15 per cent of carbon emissions from fossil fuels over the next 50 years. ". This article aims to show the uncertainties and contradictions of such a policy
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Joël Boulier, Simon Laurent. Les forêts au secours de la planète : quel potentiel de stockage du carbone ?. Espace Geographique, Éditions Belin, 2010, 4 (381-384), pp.309-324. ⟨hal-00590692⟩

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