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ENVS2PaperOutline - Aubrey McMillan Env S 2 Industrial and...

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Aubrey McMillan Env S 2 Industrial and Forest Carbon Sequestration Projects: Costs and Benefits Outline I. Introduction "Let every individual and institution now think and act as a responsible trustee of Earth, seeking choices in ecology, economics and ethics that will provide a sustainable future, eliminate pollution, poverty and violence, awaken the wonder of life and foster peaceful progress in the human adventure." John McConnell, founder of International Earth Day, said this when addressing the United Nations in October of 1969. Because of environmentalists like McConnell, as well as advances in science and technology, the world has made remarkable progress in confronting issues such as greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, and overall climate change. Specifically, efforts to reduce carbon emissions have greatly progressed over the past few years, with many carbon sequestration projects underway in the United States. The U.S. has chosen to primarily target industrial plants in its carbon sequestration campaign. However, other methods exist to reduce carbon emissions that specifically focus on the contribution of forests to carbon reduction and sequestration. Both industrial and forest carbon
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ENV S 2 taught by Professor Keller during the Winter '09 term at UCSB.

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ENVS2PaperOutline - Aubrey McMillan Env S 2 Industrial and...

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