New Australian research suggests trees may not be the carbon sponges we think they are. The findings compliment a larger international study that suggests the world’s major forests are saturated and will soon begin emitting, not absorbing carbon.
Also, the Finish experiment where citizens are being given individual carbon allocations. It’s all about making carbon trading a very personal affair.
Professor Belinda Medlyn – Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University
Dr Wannes Hubau – Research scientist, Royal Museum for Central Africa, University of Ghent (Belgium)
Pepe Clarke – Deputy Director (Terrestrial), Outback to Oceans, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Anna Huttunen – Project coordinator, CitiCap
Adam Hardy – writer and policy analyst, Carbonrationing.org
Duration: 29min 9sec