LULUCF


 

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Definition: 

A greenhouse gas inventory sector that covers emissions and removals of greenhouse gases resulting from direct human-induced land-use, land-use change and forestry activities. (Source: AMM/draft based on UNFCCC)

  • Human activities that impact terrestrial sinks, through land use, land-use change and forestry activities, result in the exchange of CO2 (carbon cycle) between the terrestrial biosphere system and the atmosphere is altered.(Source: UNFCCC http://unfccc.int/land_use_and_climate_change/lulucf/items/1084.php)
Broader
kyoto mechanism
Related
Synonyms
  • land use land-use change and forestry

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