De-constructing LULUCF and its perversities

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How Annex I parties avoid their responsibilities in LULUCF – Rules made by loggers for loggers.

The rules, definitions and guidelines on land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) under the Kyoto Protocol contain what are routinely referred to as the LULUCF perversities, since their application results are regarded as ‘ perverse’ in relation to climate change. This brief guide explains the complexities of land use change and forestry components of LULUCF and identifies the key problems in the LULUCF rules and definitions.

De-constructing LULUCF and its perversities

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