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close this bookCarbon Counts: Estimating Climate Change Mitigation in Forestry Projects (WRI, 1997, 32 pages)
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The authors would first and foremost like to thank Paul Faeth for pioneering the field of carbon sequestration projects and providing invaluable input. We are also tremendously thankful to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs for critical support and feedback. We would particularly like to thank Ken Andrasko for his collaboration and many contributions to this document. Monish Verma is owed a special debt for his early research and work on leakage.

The authors are grateful to the following WRI colleagues for their expertise and input: Walt Reid, Liz Cook, Roger Dower, Tom Fox, and Dan Tunstall. The comments of John Perez-Garcia, Willy R. Makundi, Barbara V. Braatz, Robert K. Dixon, and Ton Boon von Ochssee were extremely helpful and thoughtful, and are greatly appreciated. A special thank you is extended to Consuelo Holguin for excellent graphics work. We also want to thank Hyacinth Billings and Carollyne Hutter for their editorial work. Also, Roberto Colque provided invaluable graphics assistance. Finally, we thank the following project implementors for graciously sharing their information and insight during the WRI workshop, Forestry as a Response to Global Warming: Tanya Kolchugina, Francis E. Putz, Alejandro Imbach, Amy Rosenfeld, Fernando Ruiz Noriega, Frits Mohren, and Edgar Ortiz.

This report was prepared by the World Resources Institute under EPA Cooperative Agreement No. 822-091 with funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Although the information in this report has been funded wholly or in part by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, it may not necessarily reflect the views of the Agency and no official endorsement should be inferred. The authors are, of course, responsible for the document's accuracy and recommendations.