|Letís move on to
consider some potential† forest and
the inclusion of† sinks in the Kyoto
Protocol a victory in the†
negotiations. It does seem there is potential for sinks to be
sink factors taken into account by Kyoto include afforestation (Thatís
planting new forests on previously unforested lands), and reforestation.
Deforestation is to be counted too Ė as releasing greenhouse gases.
|Canada may be
able to claim some modest credit for such sinks within the Kyoto framework.
such forests have fully grown and matured, it seems they cease to function as
sustained sinks. They need some human help to be sustainable† for future generations.