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Valuing temporary carbon storage

Temporary carbon-sequestration and carbon-storage projects help offset fossil-fuel carbon emissions, but how effective are they?

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Figure 1: Temporary carbon storage assessed with the Lashof method12.


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A.L., P.L., M.M. and R.S. acknowledge the financial support of the International Chair in Life Cycle Assessment partners. M.B. acknowledges the financial support of the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

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Levasseur, A., Brandão, M., Lesage, P. et al. Valuing temporary carbon storage. Nature Clim Change 2, 6–8 (2012).

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