Official website of the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association

NZFFA logo: green conifer tree on white background

Do Carbon offsets work? The role of forest management in greenhouse gas mitigation

August 2013. Report from the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service on the role of forest carbon in combatting climate change.

Some excerpts:

  • Ultimately carbon trades allow businesses to continue to pollute while providing no real benefit to the environment;
  • Offsets are an imaginary commodity created by deducting what you hope happens from what you guess would have happened.

More »

Farm Forestry - Headlines