Date/Time: January 21, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT)
With a gentle parade of company carbon net-zero pledges launched in 2020 and much more coming in 2021, there is a gigantic demand for forest carbon credit. That is empowering native and international actors to drive local weather influence and opens the door for biodiversity and wildlife habitats co-benefits to important forest ecosystems.
Nevertheless, there are a lot of challenges to procuring credible forest carbon credit, particularly as a result of pure techniques are so complicated and measurements have traditionally been so costly. Current articles (Bloomberg, MIT Tech Assessment, Grist) and educational literature (Haya) have highlighted the problems that plague forest carbon tasks, and lots of subtle consumers have begun avoiding forest carbon tasks utterly.
New remote-sensing applied sciences are creating data-driven market mechanisms that may clear up these points by empowering each landowner and each acre to be a part of the local weather resolution.
Among the many matters:
The way to procure science-based forest carbon credit from landowners in your state or provide chain (the RISE framework – actual, instant, scalable, environment friendly)
How information is democratizing entry to forest carbon markets
How market mechanisms can obtain stability on the panorama encompassing forest values past simply timber – together with carbon, biodiversity, wildfire mitigation
The cutting-edge in carbon procurement
Jim Giles, Meals & Carbon Analyst, GreenBiz Group
Zack Parisa, CEO, SilviaTerra
Terry Baker, CEO, Society of American Foresters
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