Climate change and forest sinks: Factors affecting the costs of carbon sequestration


Book Section

© 2000 Academic Press. The possibility of encouraging the growth of forests as a means of sequestering carbon dioxide has received considerable attention, partly because of evidence that this can be a relatively inexpensive means of combating climate change. But how sensitive are such estimates to specific conditions? We examine the sensitivity of carbon sequestration costs to changes in critical factors, including the nature of management and deforestation regimes, silvicultural species, relative prices, and discount rates.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Newell, RG; Stavins, RN

Published Date

  • November 30, 2017

Book Title

  • Climate Change

Start / End Page

  • 321 - 345

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780815388081

Citation Source

  • Scopus