Earth Systems Science Series Part 2: Tracking Carbon Emissions

If the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 works its way through the Senate and onto President Obama´s desk, it will mark a significant paradigm shift for the value we place on carbon emissions and uptake. As part of the developing legislation, large emitters would be required to pay for their emissions using a cap and trade scheme (explained here and here). For such a system to work, government regulator must have an accurate means of accounting for both carbon emissions and carbon storage and sequestration.

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