1st Quarter 2008
Submitted Articles
Leigh Raymond and Gerald Shively
Current policy discussions include a range of proposals aimed at limiting emissions of greenhouse gases contributing to climate change. Many of these proposals, including those currently under consideration in the United States, embrace market-based approaches to achieving reductions, including provisions for carbon emissions trading and incentives for carbon sequestration in agriculture and forestry. This article briefly describes basic features of these policy options and possible implications for agriculture.

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