Southeast Alaska may be big winner in carbon credit programs

One way to reduce global warming is to burn less fossil fuel. Coal, oil and natural gas have generated most of the carbon emissions that have started heating the planet. But these days, you can also pay someone else to deal with carbon for you. And that could mean a new source of income in Southeast Alaska. Giant trees and deep, wet soil make Southeast Alaska one of the nation’s largest storehouses of carbon.

John Ryan, KTOO – Juneau

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