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Title: Carbon Trading and Catchment Management Authorities: Realising the revenue potential of environmental plantings under the New South Wales carbon market
Contributor(s): Grieve, Alastair (author); Wood, Sam (author); Cowie, Annette (author)
Corporate Author: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
Publication Date: 2008
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/16071
Abstract: The aim of this project was to establish the feasibility of including environmental plantings in the New South Wales (NSW) Greenhouse Gas Abatement Scheme (GGAS) carbon market with a view to determining whether Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) could become accredited as carbon pool managers and generate additional revenue to support their revegetation programs. Preliminary estimates of potential gross revenue suggested that more than $12m per annum could become available to CMAs and landholders through this means. This would represent a valuable additional source of income to CMAs and landholders, provided that overhead costs could be maintained at an acceptable level. Preliminary estimates have been made of these costs, however, more detailed assessments are required to support a sound business decision.
Publication Type: Report
Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
Place of Publication: Barton, Australia
ISBN: 1741517257
Field of Research (FOR): 140205 Environment and Resource Economics
050205 Environmental Management
HERDC Category Description: R1 Contract Report
Other Links: https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/items/08-136
Series Name: RIRDC Publication
Series Number : 08/136
Extent of Pages: 33
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