Guidance

Carbon assessment in Environmental Statements relating to deforestation: operations note 32

Find outline guidance on how the implications of deforestation on greenhouse gas balance should be addressed in Environmental Statements.

Documents

Operations note 32

Details

5-page guide covering:

  • context
  • impacts on the long term carbon stock of the site
  • impacts on carbon storage in harvested wood products and substitution for more energy intensive materials and fuels
  • operational emissions associated with deforestation
  • mitigation options, including compensatory planting
  • sources of further advice
Published 18 September 2013