Grant Name:

Educating US Policymakers on International Forest Carbon

  • Date Awarded:
    May 2009
  • Amount:
  • Term:
    8 months
  • Grant ID:
  • Funding Area:
    Environmental Conservation

This grant will support the Organization for Tropical Studies and the Nicholas Institute to organize a series of courses, briefings, and events to inform US decision makers about the potential for including international forest carbon as part of US and international efforts to address global climate change. The specific goals of this educational series will be to: (1) provide US policymakers with a comprehensive background on the science and economics that underlie reducing emissions through deforestation and degradation and (2) help US policymakers explore the national and international impacts of alternative policy options.

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