South Korea

Act on the Management and Improvement of Carbon Sink

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2012
This act requires the government to undertake afforestation to combat climate change, requires the government to create a comprehensive plan for carbon sink management every five years, create an action plan for carbon sink management, research carbon sink management, requires the government to implement disaster preparedness measures as part of carbon sink management, promote efficiency in the timber and biomass industries, promote research and development, create a national system for carbon offsets, establishes the Forest Carbon Center and Forest Carbon Registry, and conduct a public awareness campaign.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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