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Forest Carbon Practices and Low Carbon Development in China

Editors: Lu, Z., Zhang, X., Ma, J., Tang, C. (Eds.)

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  • The first-ever book introducing forest carbon projects in China
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of the current development of forest carbon projects and recommendations for further research 
  • Offers policymakers and researchers around the globe a helpful development guide for forest carbon projects 
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This is the first book illustrating China’s forest carbon projects. It includes an analysis of the policy and future development trends of China’s forest carbon market and showcases the country’s most representative forest carbon projects. Accordingly, it offers a valuable resource for all policymakers and researchers interested in forest carbon, as well as project developers and engineers involved in forest carbon projects.

About the authors

Professor Zhi Lu received her B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Life Sciences from Peking University, Beijing in 1985, 1989 and 1992, respectively. She is currently the executive director of Peking University Center for Nature and Society. Prof. Lu's studied endangered wildlife including the giant panda in mountains of southwestern China, the snow leopard and large mammals on the Tibetan Plateau. In recent years she became interested in observing the interaction between the natural and social systems and provide scientific evidences to support policies and practices in nature conservation and sustainable development in China. She also deeply involved in conservation practices including founding a Chinese NGO, Shanshui Conservation Center.
Dr. Xiaoquan Zhang has been involved in research on the impacts of climate change on forestry and adaptation strategies, carbon accounting relevant to land use change and forestry (LUCF) activities, and methodological and project development under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), China Certified Emission Reduction (CCER) and Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). He has published over 100 academic papers in national and international journals, and 11 books.
Mr. Jian Ma is the founder and vice president of the Paradise International Foundation. He has worked for the Nature Conservancy’s Forest Carbon Program for 12 years. Under his leadership, the team has developed 4 forest carbon projects, which have restored 10,000 forests in China’s biodiversity hotspots. Mr. Jian Ma also leads TNC’s science team, working with the Ministry of Environmental Protection to define China’s biodiversity roadmap for 2010–2030.  
Mr. Caifu Tang, a senior forestry engineer, is mainly engaged in forestry carbon sequestration development and implementation, forestry carbon sequestration potential evaluation and development planning, as well as community forestry work.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • China’s Low-Carbon Transformation and Emergence of Domestic Carbon Market

    Pages 1-45

    Qian, Guoqiang (et al.)

  • Response to Climate Change by China’s Forestry and Vision of Forest Carbon Market

    Pages 47-69

    Wang, Chunfeng

  • General Concepts and Development Process of Forest Carbon Projects

    Pages 71-90

    Tang, Caifu (et al.)

  • Reforestation Projects at Pearl River Basin of Guangxi in China

    Pages 91-127

    He, Sanzhong (et al.)

  • Afforestation and Reforestation Project on the Degraded Land in Northwest Sichuan, China

    Pages 129-173

    Tang, Caifu (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-7364-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-7363-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Forest Carbon Practices and Low Carbon Development in China
Editors
  • Zhi Lu
  • Xiaoquan Zhang
  • Jian Ma
  • Caifu Tang
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Peking University Press
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7364-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7364-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7363-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 298
Number of Illustrations
21 b/w illustrations, 22 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Jointly published with Peking University Press
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