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The situations and potentials of forest carbon sinks and employment creation from afforestation in China

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The potentials of forest carbon sinks and employment creation from afforestation in China are described in the paper. The analysis indicated that there were huge potentials in both creating carbon sinks and employment from afforestation in China. From 2009 to 2020, 2021 to 2050, and 2009 to 2050, forest carbon storage are estimated to be 2.07, 2.34 and 4.41 billion tons of carbon and the value of these forest carbons are estimated to be 22.8, 25.8 and 48.6 billion US Dollars, respectively. These afforestation initiatives are estimated to create 26.36 million, 29.82 million and 56.18 million short-term jobs, 169 767, 192 102 and 361 869 long-term jobs, respectively.
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Keywords: China; afforestation; carbon sinks; employment creation; scenario analysis

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Economics and Management College of Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China; College of Environmental Science & Forestry, State University of New York, NY 13210, USA; Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing 100732, China. 2: College of Environmental Science & Forestry, State University of New York, NY 13210, USA. 3: Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing 100732, China. 4: Economics and Management College of Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China. 5: Research Center for Urban Development and Environment, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing 100732, China.

Publication date: 01 September 2010

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