Forests to Climate Change Mitigation: Clean Development by Md. Danesh Miah

By Md. Danesh Miah

Today, the impact of worldwide weather switch is obvious to all. it really is essentially harmful in constructing international locations comparable to Bangladesh. the commercial revolution made the foremost alterations within the expertise, socio-economy and cultures within the past due 18th and early nineteenth century, starting in Britain and spreading in the course of the global. The know-how ruled financial system was once ordinarily depending on power made from fossil gas, that is holds actual this present day besides. it truly is renowned that fossil gas burning has elevated the GHGs to the ambience, therefore developing worldwide warming. one of the GHGs, the focus of CO2 has been proven because the biggest. Terrestrial ecosystems are sincerely influencing the focus of GHGs within the surroundings. Greenhouse gases are always coming into and leaving the ambience. Actively starting to be bushes and different vegetation soak up CO2 from the ambience, mix it with water via photosynthesis and create sugars and extra sturdy carbohydrates. via this technique, bushes catch and shop atmospheric CO2 in plants, soils and biomass items. The Kyoto Protocol, in 1997, explored a versatile mechanism, CDM (Clean improvement Mechanism) the place Annex I and non-Annex I events engage for weather switch mitigation. Forestry actions were thought of very important within the enviornment of weather switch as they act either as a sink and assets of carbon. the aim of this booklet is to spotlight the and methods technique of successfully decreasing international warming throughout the forestry strategies in Bangladesh, with the results of CDM.

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4), and carbon sequestration potential in the expected A/R projects in Bangladesh (Chap. 5). All of the issues have focused on the CDM of the Kyoto Protocol. Chapter 2 discusses on the general overview of the CDM. Chapter 3 deals with the critical analysis to find out the global warming mitigation options in the forestry sector of Bangladesh. The raw data collected from the Forestry Directorate and other sources in Bangladesh have been analyzed to find out the suitable forestry options which can comply with the CDM modalities.

Ahmed et al. (1992) found the potential of natural regeneration of indigenous species in the degraded forestlands in Chittagong region of Bangladesh. Ahmed & Bhuiyan (1994) also found the natural regeneration capability in the Cox’s Bazar forest areas of Bangladesh. 6 Implications of the Forestry Options for Different Land Uses 33 Biodiversity conservation NR ENR Soil & water conservation NTFP CW TF Carbon sequestration Timber Income generation AF Local biomass supply IP Industrial wood supply Fig.

1996). 8 GtC yr–1 moves from the world’s forests to the atmosphere due to deforestation, harvesting, and forest degradation, and 20% of that carbon source is from tropical deforestation (IPCC 2000). Forestry and land-use change activities contribute to reducing GHG emissions by A/R, avoiding deforestation, and improving forest management (Pearson et al. 2005). Under the agreement made at the COP9, industrialized (Annex I) countries can partially meet their emission reduction commitments under the Kyoto Protocol by financing A/R in developing countries through the CDM (UNFCCC 2006b).

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